Isolated central nervous system involvement in adult T-cell lymphoma/leukaemia

M Dungerwalla, N Osuji, A D Waldman, F Al Jehani, A Mehta, R Taylor, A Wotherspoon, G Cogill, E Matutes

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Abstract

Central nervous system (CNS) presentation of adult T-cell lymphoma/leukaemia is rare, and almost invariably associated with systemic disease. We report an unusual manifestation of adult T-cell lymphoma/leukaemia, with isolated CNS involvement and unusual imaging findings. We also describe objective response to antiviral therapy. To our knowledge, this is the first report of such presentation and response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)511-5
Number of pages5
JournalBritish journal of haematology
Volume130
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2005

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Disease Progression
  • Frontal Lobe
  • Humans
  • Interferons
  • Leukemia-Lymphoma, Adult T-Cell
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Palliative Care
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Case Reports
  • Journal Article
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

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