Angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma

Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL) is a rare, aggressive (fast-growing) form of peripheral T-cell lymphoma. It only accounts for around 1-2% of all non Hodgkin lymphoma. It is one of the more common subtypes of mature T-cell lymphomas. 


It can be more common in the elderly.

Clinical presentation

The clinical spectrum includes high fevers, generalised lymphadenopathy, a skin rash, and hepatosplenomegaly. 

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Article information

rID: 35222
System: Haematology
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL)
  • AITL
  • Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AIL)
  • Immunoblastic lymphadenopathy–like T-cell lymphoma

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