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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2017, Article ID 1279525, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1279525
Case Report

A Rare Case of Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma with Epstein-Barr Virus-Negative Reed-Sternberg-Like B-Cells, Chylous Ascites, and Chylothorax

1Department of Internal Medicine, VieCuri Medical Centre, 5912 BL Venlo, Netherlands
2Department of Pathology, VieCuri Medical Centre, 5912 BL Venlo, Netherlands

Correspondence should be addressed to Mathijs Willemsen; ln.ytisrevinuthcirtsaam.tneduts@nesmelliw.sjihtam

Received 24 January 2017; Accepted 15 March 2017; Published 12 April 2017

Academic Editor: Yusuke Shiozawa

Copyright © 2017 Mathijs Willemsen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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