Document Type : case report

Authors

1 Department of infectious Disease, pediatric center of Excellence, children's Medical center, Tehran university of medical sciences, Tehran, lran

2 Assistant professor and pediatrician/pediatric center of excellence/children’s medical center/Tehran university of medical science/Tehran/IRAN

3 Professor of Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

4 Pediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Research Center, Children's Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

5 Department of Pediatric, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

6 Molecular Pathology and Cytogenetic Ward, Pathology Department, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

7 Pediatric Assistant, children’s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) large T-cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare type of lymphoma and it involves lymph nodes, but in some rare situations, it involves lungs, firstly. There are very rare cases in the world that has this type of disorder that is complicated with tuberculosis (TB). In this report, we present a boy who was referred to our hospital with TB and ALK+ALCL.

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