Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 4th, 2006
In a recently published article, scientists in Italy conducted a study to "evaluate the clinical characteristics and outcome of NK/T-cell lymphoma 'nasal type' developed in Italian patients. Between 1997 and 2004, 26 new cases of NK/T-cell lymphoma 'nasal type' were diagnosed in 10 Italian Hematology institutions.
"All patients were Caucasian, male/female ratio was 19/7, with a median age of 50 years (range 20-80). In 23 cases presentation at the onset was in the nasal cavity or adjacent structures, in two cases the lymphoma onset with skin...
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