What is Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma?It is a type of white blood cell cancer that originates from the rapid uncontrolled division or multiplication of T-Lymphocytes. T cells, or T lymphocytes, are the main components of the body’s immune system that helps to fight infections.
Disease CausesThe probable causes are breast, tibial, gluteal, and dental implants.
Signs and SymptomsThe patient may suffer from the following signs and symptoms. These are
- The enlargement or swelling of the multiple lymph nodes in the body
- Mass or tumour in the abdomen, bones, or muscles
- A mass, lump, or tumour on the skin which may be ulcerated (sore)
- Constant fever
- Excessive sweating at the night
- Unexplained weight loss
DiagnosisThe following are the diagnostic tests that help to diagnose T cell pro-lymphocytic Leukemia.
- Complete blood count (CBC) with peripheral smear
- Blood coagulation profile
- Bone marrow aspiration and cytology
- Tumour and lymph node
- CT- scan, MRI, PET scan, Ultrasonography (USG), and X-Ray to detect the site and extent of care.