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Secondary T-cell Pancreatic Lymphoma Mimicking Acute Pancreatitis

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.050
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87–8

INTRODUCTION

Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a highly malignant non-Hodgkin’s T-cell lymphoma (NHL), and it accounts for 2–8 per cent of all lymphomas (1). Here, we report a case of secondary pancreatic anaplastic large cell lymphoma which presented as acute pancreatitis. After an extensive review of the published literature on PubMed, there was only one case of secondary T-cell pancreatic lymphoma that presented as acute pancreatitis. Our case appears to be the second one.

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e-Published: 15 Mar, 2013
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