• Users Online: 270
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 24-26

An unusual presentation of non-hodgkin's lymphoma


Department of General Medicine, M.R. Medical College, Kalaburgi, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sangram Biradar
Department of General Medicine, M.R. Medical College, Kalaburgi, Karnataka
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AJIM.AJIM_25_19

Rights and Permissions

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) causes many deaths worldwide. It represents a heterogeneous group of neoplasms originating from the lymphocytes. The etiology of this disease is still unclear. Some infectious agents have been associated more or less strictly with the development of an NHL as, i.e., the Epstein–Barr virus, the human herpesvirus-8, and the human T-cell lymphotropic virus Type I. Nearly 70% of lymphomas present a generally multilocalized, single, or multiple lymphoadenomegaly without pain, with involvement in almost 30%–40% of laterocervical lymphnodes. In 30% of patients, an extranodal localization is reported in Waldeyer's ring, in the stomach, and generally, in the gastrointestinal tract. The retroperitoneal localization is extremely rare and its diagnosis is often difficult. It often requires a time-consuming and costly diagnostic workup. Here, we present a rare case of NHL presented with retroperitoneal mass encasing the aorta.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed146    
    Printed6    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded47    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal