ALK-positive large B-cell lymphoma
Synonyms: ALK+ LBCL | ALK+ large B-cell lymphoma
A very rare variant of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) mainly affecting middle-aged immunocompetent men and characterized by a consistent primary involvement of lymph nodes (mainly in the cervical and mediastinum lymph nodes) and with infrequent extra nodal involvement of the bone marrow and other extra-nodal sites (head and neck region liver spleen and gastrointestinal tract). It has an aggressive disease course and is associated with a poor prognosis.
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