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ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma

Disease definition

A type of ALCL, a rare and aggressive peripheral T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma affecting lymph nodes and extranodal sites, which is characterized by the expression of a protein called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK).


  • Synonym(s):
    • ALK+ ALCL
    • ALK+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: C84.6
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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