Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma in a patient with long-term remission with standard chemotherapy.

@article{Zhang2007SubcutaneousPT,
  title={Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma in a patient with long-term remission with standard chemotherapy.},
  author={Haowei Zhang and Ranju Gupta and Jen C Wang and Jeffrey F Lipton and Y Huang},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={99 10},
  pages={1190-2}
}
Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTL) is a very rare postthymic T-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with poor prognosis. There is not a standard treatment for this disease. Here we describe the first case of SPTL with unusual periorbital involvement, pancytopenia, hepatic dysfunction and coagulopathy, which was successfully treated with a chemotherapy regimen of cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunomycin (doxorubicin), Oncovin (vincristine) and prednisone (CHOP). Our case demonstrates that… CONTINUE READING