Primary cutaneous aggressive epidermotropic CD8+ cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma is a rare and provisional entity, characterised by cutaneous involvement and aggressive clinical behaviour. The case is here presented of a young woman with concurrent cutaneous and systemic involvement. Despite multi-agent chemotherapy, only partial remission could be achieved, and the patient died from therapy-resistant respiratory and circulatory failure. This case report is intended to add to the data collected on this rare entity, with only about 20 cases as yet described.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine