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Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology:
doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e31827076c4
Online Articles: Clinical and Laboratory Observations

Endobronchial ALK+ Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma Resembling Asthma in a 13-Year-Old Girl

Pavlov, Neven MD, PhD; Pavlov, Vesna MD; Čulić, Srđana MD, PhD; Armanda, Višnja MD; Siebert, Reiner MD; Lozić, Bernarda MD, MSc; Forempoher, Gea MD, PhD; Lukšić, Boris MD, PhD; Perić, Irena MD, PhD; Goic-Barisic, Ivana MD, PhD

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Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is a rare disease in children, and endobronchial localization is extremely rare in any age group. We report the case of a 13-year-old girl with endobronchial anaplastic lymphoma kinase–positive anaplastic large-cell lymphoma presenting as asthma, and discuss the diagnostic, therapeutic, and clinical implications.

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