[Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma].

  title={[Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma].},
  author={Koji Izutsu},
  journal={Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine},
  volume={72 3},
  • Koji Izutsu
  • Published 2014 in
    Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical…
Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL) is a subtype of nodal peripheral T-cell lymphoma associated with aggressive clinical course that affects mostly the elderly. Clinical features at diagnosis are characterized by polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia, B-symptoms, and advanced stage. It usually responds to anthracycline-based chemotherapy but eventually relapses with a median progression free survival of less than 2 years. High dose chemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplantation… CONTINUE READING