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Granulomatous cutaneous T-cell lymphoma of the neck

  • J. D. Blanshard (a1), T. I. Macleod (a2), S. T. Baer (a1) and R. J. Canter (a1)

Abstract

A case of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is presented in which the diagnosis was obscured by a concomitant granulomatous infiltrate. A working diagnosis of tuberculosis delayed appropriate treatment for several months over which time rapid progression of the disease was seen. Inclusion of overlying skin in the repeat biopsies yielded the histological information to establish the correct diagnosis and there was rapid regression on completion of a course of radiotherapy.

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J. D. Blanshard, F. R.C.S., Department of Otolaryngology, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, BS2 8HW.

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Granulomatous cutaneous T-cell lymphoma of the neck

  • J. D. Blanshard (a1), T. I. Macleod (a2), S. T. Baer (a1) and R. J. Canter (a1)

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