GASTRIC ANAPLASTIC LARGE CELL LYMPHOMA ALK POSITIVE REVEALED BY HEMATEMESIS
Mrabet Soumaya*, Akkari Imen, Ben Abdelkader Atef, Kamira Zahra, Dahmani Wafa and Ben Jazia Elhem
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare hematological malignancy and a distinct subtype of mature T-cell lymphomas. ALCL includes two distinct entities: anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive and ALK negative. The most common sites of ALCL involvement are lymph nodes, followed by skin, bone and soft tissue. Here, we report a rare case of a 31-year-old man with ALCL ALK positive infiltrating the stomach in addition to lymph nodes. Gastric involvement was revealed by hematemesis. The lymphoma was classified stage III. A complete tumor response after chemotherapy type CHOP was obtained.
Keywords: anaplastic large cell lymphoma ALK positive, lymph nodes, stomach.
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