Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma (HSTCL) is a rare type of T-cell (a type of white blood cell or lymphocyte) lymphoma. It is aggressive, fast-growing cancer affecting the liver, spleen, and sometimes the bone marrow. In most cases, HSTCL is usually fatal.
Signs of HSTCL
One of the most common signs of HSTCL is an enlarged liver or spleen, with symptoms including abdominal pain or fullness. The disease progresses quickly spreading to the spleen, liver, and usually the bone marrow. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, jaundice, and infections. Tests often reveal abnormal liver function and reduced peripheral blood cells.