Cutaneous CD30 (Ki-1)-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma preceded by Hodgkin's disease

Hiroshi Terao, Hiromaro Kiryu, Koichi Ohshima, Masahiro Kikuchi, Masutaka Furue

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A 38-year-old female was diagnosed as Hodgkin's disease of the axillar lymph nodes, nodular sclerosis type, as evidenced by the presence of Reed- Sternberg cells positive for CD30 and CD15 and negative for CD3, CD20, and CD45. She achieved complete remission after combination chemotherapy. Two years later, she noticed a red papule on her pubic area without any lymph node involvement. The biopsy specimens showed diffuse proliferation of large- sized atypical lymphoid cells positive for CD30 and CD45, and negative for CD3, CD20 and CD15. These findings were mostly compatible with CD30 (Ki-1) positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma (Ki-1 lymphoma). Our case is considered to be cutaneous Ki-1 lymphoma preceded by Hodgkin's disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)170-173
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Dermatology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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