Intravascular proliferating anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive anaplastic large-cell lymphoma
Kohei Shiroshita, Post-Graduate Clinical Training Center, Kagawa University Hospital, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Jun-ichiro Kida, Kensuke Matsumoto, Makiko Uemura, Osamu Imataki, Division of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Genji Yamaoka, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Kagawa University Hospital, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Yumi Miyai, Reiji Haba, Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Author contributions: Shiroshita K and Imataki O contributed equally to this work; Shiroshita K and Imataki O wrote the manuscript; Kida J and Matsumoto K designed the research; Uemura M essentially contributed to the treatment of the case; Yamaoka G performed analysis; Miyai Y and Haba R contributed to the pathological analysis; and Imataki O organized the report.
Ethics approval: The study was reviewed and approved by the Kagawa University, Medcal, Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent: The patients or patient’s representative provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Osamu Imataki, Division of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750-1 Ikenobe, Miki-cho, Kita-gun, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: July 17, 2014
Peer-review started: July 18, 2014
First decision: August 28, 2014
Revised: March 2, 2015
Accepted: March 16, 2015
Article in press: March 18, 2015
Published online: May 6, 2015