Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Lymphoma and related disorders
Human T cell Lymphotrophic Virus 1 (HTLV1) related lymphoma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 October 2016, last major update June 2012

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PubMed search: HTLV1 [title] OR "Human T cell Lymphotrophic Virus 1"

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Definition / general
  • Role of HTLV1 in etiology is controversial
  • Rapid clinical course
  • HTLV1 also implicated in tropical spastic paresis
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • High grade, spares epidermis, may be angiocentric
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Skin biopsy

Peripheral blood

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