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What are the symptoms of anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL)?

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Often, the first sign of systemic ALCL is swelling in the neck, armpit, or groin, where your legs meet the trunk of your body.

You may also have symptoms like:

With cutaneous ALCL, you may first notice one or more raised, red bumps on the skin that don't go away. These are tumors. They can form open sores, and they may itch.

  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Night sweats
  • Weight loss

From: Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Blood and Lymphatic Centers Leukaemia Care: "Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma."

Canadian Cancer Society: "Anaplastic large cell lymphoma."

Focus on Large Cell Lymphoma: "Treatment Options."

Leukaemia Foundation: "Fact Sheet: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma."

Lymphoma Research Foundation: "Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma."

FDA: "Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) In Women with Breast Implants: Preliminary FDA Findings and Analyses."

Lamant, L. March 2010. Haematologica,

National Cancer Institute: "What You Need to Know About Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on November 05, 2018

SOURCES:

Blood and Lymphatic Centers Leukaemia Care: "Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma."

Canadian Cancer Society: "Anaplastic large cell lymphoma."

Focus on Large Cell Lymphoma: "Treatment Options."

Leukaemia Foundation: "Fact Sheet: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma."

Lymphoma Research Foundation: "Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma."

FDA: "Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) In Women with Breast Implants: Preliminary FDA Findings and Analyses."

Lamant, L. March 2010. Haematologica,

National Cancer Institute: "What You Need to Know About Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on November 05, 2018

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