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Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors

Lymphoma and related disorders

Human T-cell Lymphotrophic Virus-1 (HTLV-1) related lymphoma


Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 July 2012, last major update June 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Role of HTLV-1 in etiology is controversial
● Rapid clinical course
● HTLV-1 also implicated in tropical spastic paresis

Case reports
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● HTLV-1 associated lymphoma among the Nunavut Inuit (CMAJ 2006;175:579)

Micro description
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● High grade, spares epidermis, may be angiocentric

Micro images
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Skin biopsy


Peripheral blood

Additional references
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Am J Hematol 2005;78:232

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