[Home ] [Archive]    
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 1, Issue 1 (1-2012) ::
wjps 2012, 1(1): 46-50 Back to browse issues page
Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Associated with Breast Implant: A Case Report
Afsaneh Rajabiani , Hosein Arab , Abolhasan Emami , Ali Manafi , Navid Bazzaz , Hiva Saffar
MD Department of Pathology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (5426 Views)
Primary breast lymphoma represents less than 1% of all primary breast malignancies and most primary breast lymphomas are of B-Cell origin. The association of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a very rare form of primary breast lymphoma, with silicone-filled breast implants has been suggested and several case reports supported this proposal, especially in Western countries. Here we describe one of the first cases of primary breast ALK-negative ALCL in association with saline-filled silicone breast implants evaluated in Iran, where the rising number of breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgeries would commit both surgical pathologists and plastic surgeons to be familiar with this entity.
Full-Text [PDF 99 kb]   (2441 Downloads)    
Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/03/5
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

Write the security code in the box >


XML     Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Rajabiani A, Arab H, Emami A, Manafi A, Bazzaz N, Saffar H. Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Associated with Breast Implant: A Case Report. wjps. 2012; 1 (1) :46-50
URL: http://wjps.ir/article-1-31-en.html


Volume 1, Issue 1 (1-2012) Back to browse issues page
مجله جهانی جراحی پلاستیک World Journal of Plastic Surgery
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.07 seconds with 31 queries by YEKTAWEB 3708