Cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma arising in Behçet disease.

  title={Cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma arising in Behçet disease.},
  author={Yukitaka Katsura and Kazumi Suzukawa and Hiroshi Kojima and Chikashi Yoshida and Seiichi Shimizu and Harumi Yamamoto Mukai and Yuichi Hasegawa and Shigehiko Imagawa and Naoyoshi Mori and Toshiro Nagasawa},
  journal={International journal of hematology},
  volume={77 3},
The case of a 49-year-old man with peripheral T-cell lymphoma arising in Behcet disease (BD) is reported. A diagnosis of incomplete BD was made, and the patient was treated with immunosuppressive agents for 9 months. A left perirenal mass emerged, and a computed tomography-guided needle biopsy of the tumor revealed the infiltration of small- and medium-sized lymphoma cells. The cells were positive for CD3, CD8, CD45RO, CD43, granzyme B, and T-cell intracellular antigen-1. A diagnosis of non… CONTINUE READING