Diagnostic Dilemma in a Patient With Chronic Fistulating Nonhealing Ulcer
Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: July 28, 2013, 2 (3); 16471
July 17, 2014
Article Type: Case Report
January 7, 2014
A, Kazemi Aghdam
B S, et al. Diagnostic Dilemma in a Patient With Chronic Fistulating Nonhealing Ulcer,
Arch Pediatr Infect Dis.
Here, we report on a ten-year-old girl with chronic draining nonhealing ulcer in her neck and unilateral cervical chronic lymphadenopathy. Her ulcer had poor clinical response to broad spectrum antibiotics and anti-tuberculosis treatment. She had undergone several wound biopsies with no conclusive results. She was otherwise healthy with no known underlying disease. Final wound excisional biopsy with specific immunohistochemistry (IHC) staining confirmed her diagnosis. Histopathology report and IHC were compatible, indicating an anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Wounds and Injuries; Neck; Lymphatic Diseases; Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Anaplastic
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