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CANCER CASE REPORTS - Volume 1; Issue 1, (2020)

Pages: 1-6

A Rare Case of T- cell Lymphoma Found in the Liver

Neethi Dasu, Kailash Lal, Lucy Joo, Donald McMahon

Category: Cancer Research

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Peripheral T-cell lymphomas, a group of non-Hodgkin lymphomas, are rare and aggressive neoplasms which usually portend a poor prognosis. In this case report, we present a 65-year-old male patient with rapidly progressing peripheral T-cell lymphoma found in his liver and spleen. He initially presented with elevated liver enzymes with initial tests failing to reveal a clear etiology. A liver biopsy revealed malignant infiltration with a peripheral T-Cell lymphoma. This case is important for practitioners to keep in mind rarer causes of hepatic dysfunction, as swift and careful evaluations to establish accurate diagnoses and initiate treatment is critical to improving outcomes.

Keywords: T- cell Lymphoma, liver biopsy, neoplasms


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