CD-30(Ki-1)-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma in a pleural effusion. A case report with diagnosis by cytomorphologic and immunocytochemical studies.

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BACKGROUND Reports on cytodiagnosis of Ki-1-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) are rare. This report describes one such case diagnosed by cytologic examination of a pleural effusion and confirmed by immunocytochemistry. CASE An 87-year-old male presented with breathlessness, fever and a cough. Computed tomographic scan of the thorax showed a… (More)

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