Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases

Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases
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  • Case Report
    Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma in Adult Female with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Case Report
    Author(s): Ghasoub R, Taha R, Tlemat A, Abdel Sattar D and Aljadhey HGhasoub R, Taha R, Tlemat A, Abdel Sattar D and Aljadhey H

    Introduction: Lymphoma association with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is well established. The mechanisms behind this association remain a matter of controversy. Objective: We here report a patient with rheumatoid arthritis who developed peripheral T-cell lymphoma not otherwise specified following etanercept (TNF-alpha inhibitor) and methotrexate therapy. Clinical Presentation: A 38-year-old female presented to emergency with history of fever and cough for 2 weeks. The patient’s medical history revealed that she had seronegative RA for 3 years. The patient had started initially on Methotrexate then she was switched to etanercept for 3 years. Initial workup done in emergency showed pancytopenia; right axillary inguinal lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly by computerized tomography scan. Lymph node excisional bio.. View More»

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