Systemic ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma with bilateral optic neurolymphomatosis resulting in permanent blindness

Karan Seegobin, Muhamad Alhaj Moustafa, Deborah Fischer, Katelyn Keller, Jacquelyn Hastings, Mohamed A. Kharfan-Dabaja, Ernesto Ayala, Vivek Gupta, Han W. Tun, Liuyan Jiang

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Abstract

ALK-positive ALCL can lead to rapid irreversible destruction of the optic pathway. Early treatment should be instituted in patients with CNS involvement or those at increased CNS risk.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinical Case Reports
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • ALK+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma
  • neurolymphomatosis
  • optic nerves

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Seegobin, K., Alhaj Moustafa, M., Fischer, D., Keller, K., Hastings, J., Kharfan-Dabaja, M. A., Ayala, E., Gupta, V., Tun, H. W., & Jiang, L. (Accepted/In press). Systemic ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma with bilateral optic neurolymphomatosis resulting in permanent blindness. Clinical Case Reports. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.3231