Published: 2021-10-25

Rare presentation of subcutaneous panniculitis-like T cell lymphoma in pediatric age group

Chandra Lekha T., Fathima Thahmi, Nijaguna N., Sahana N. Srinivas


Leukaemia and lymphoma are the commonly seen malignancies in children, subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTL) is not only a rare cause of malignancy but also rare cause of panniculitis in children. We report an unusual presentation of this malignancy in the form of pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO), where rash was seen as very late symptom. Histopathology is seen as key in diagnosis of the disorder.


Panniculitis, SPTL, Malignancy

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