Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) presenting as primary bone and soft tissue sarcoma--a study of 12 cases.

@article{Pant2007AnaplasticLC,
  title={Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) presenting as primary bone and soft tissue sarcoma--a study of 12 cases.},
  author={Vinita Pant and Nirmala Ajit Jambhekar and Bhulaxmi Prakash Madur and Tanuja M Shet and Meenu Agarwal and Ajay Puri and Sumeet Gujral and M Banavali and Bhavinder Arora},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={303-7}
}
This study highlights the rare presentation of anaplastic large cell lymphoma as primary bone and soft tissue tumour. Twelve cases were studied. Clinical impression was non Hodgkin's lymphoma in 4 cases, sarcoma in 6 (osteosarcoma-2, Ewing's/primitive neuroectodermal tumour-1, and sarcoma NOS-3), and tuberculosis of thoracic spine in 1 and the last case involving the rib had a differential diagnosis of tuberculosis and NHL. Histology revealed round cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm and… CONTINUE READING