Skip to main content
eScholarship
Open Access Publications from the University of California

Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type extensively involving the bone marrow

  • Author(s): Rezk, Sherif A
  • Huang, Qin
  • et al.
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License
Abstract

Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, is an aggressive EBV-associated lymphoma that mainly involves the nasal cavity but has also been reported to involve other extranodal sites without nasal involvement. In contrast to aggressive NK cell leukemia (a marrow-based aggressive leukemia of NK-cell origin); extensive bone marrow and blood involvement is extremely uncommon by nasal type NK/T lymphoma. We report a patient with extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type that developed extensive bone marrow involvement during the course of her disease with some overlapping features with aggressive NK-cell leukemia.

Many UC-authored scholarly publications are freely available on this site because of the UC Academic Senate's Open Access Policy. Let us know how this access is important for you.

Main Content
Current View