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Primary NK/T-cell lymphoma of the larynx

May 1, 2012  |  Nechama Uri, MD; Yaakov Schindler, MD; Miriam Quitt, MD; Olga Valkovsky, MD; Geva Barzilai, MD

Abstract

Laryngeal extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma is uncommon, accounting for less than 1% of all laryngeal neoplasms; the B-cell phenotype is predominant. Lymphomas outside the nasal cavity are rare and highly aggressive. We present a case of primary natural killer T-cell (NK/T-cell)...

Hodgkin lymphoma of the maxillary sinus: An unusual occurrence

January 25, 2012  |  Jennifer L. Peterson, MD, Cherie J. Hayostek, MD, Christopher Garvey, MD, David M. Menke, MD, and Candido E. Rivera, MD

Abstract

The maxillary sinus is a rare anatomic site for Hodgkin lymphoma, as only 1 such case has been previously reported in the literature. Nevertheless, we recommend that lymphoma be considered in the differential diagnosis of a mass that involves the maxillary sinus or any other...

Primary extranodal T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the tongue

January 25, 2012  |  J. Madana, MS, DNB, Deeke Yolmo, MS, Sunil Kumar Saxena, MS, and S. Gopalakrishnan, MS

Abstract

The most common sites of extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) are the gastrointestinal tract and the head and neck region. Head and neck involvement accounts for 8 to 13% of all extranodal lymphomas. Primary NHLs of the oral cavity, especially in the tongue, are extremely rare...

Neck masses confined to the submental space: Our experience with 24 cases

November 22, 2011  |  Ahmet Ural, MD, Mehmet İmamoğlu, MD, Abdülcemal Ümit Işık, MD, Osman Bahadır, MD, Devrim Bektaş, MD, Bengü Çobanoğlu, MD, and Ümit Çobanoğlu, MD

Abstract

We conducted a study to identify the clinical and histopathologic features of masses confined to the submental space and to outline an approach to the diagnosis and treatment of these lesions. Our study population was made up of 24 patients-17 males and 7 females, aged 13 to 68...

Primary lymphoma of the temporal bone presenting as XIIth cranial nerve weakness

March 1, 2011  |  Zi Yang Jiang, MD and Miriam I. Saadia-Redleaf, MD

Abstract

Primary lymphoma of the temporal bone is an extremely rare finding in clinical practice. Although it is treated as a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the absence of systemic signs and symptoms makes detection dependent on the tumor's local mass effect. In this article, we report a...

Primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the skull mimicking osteomyelitis

January 1, 2011  |  Egambaram Senthilvel, MD, Shanmugam Subbiah, MD, Vikas Jain, MD, and Michael Seidman, MD

Abstract

Primary lymphomas of the skull are extremely rare, as fewer than 20 cases have been reported in the literature. We describe the case of a 51-year-old woman with Huntington chorea who presented with forehead swelling. Imaging studies detected an enhancing mass in the skull with...

Oropharyngeal plasmablastic lymphoma in a man with human immunodeficiency virus infection: A case report

December 17, 2010  |  Sowmya T. Rajaram, MD, Flora D. Lobo, MD, and Chandrayya Achary, MD

Abstract

Oropharyngeal lymphomas are rare, typically high-grade neoplasms. We describe a case of plasmablastic lymphoma that originated in the oropharynx of a 40-year-old man who was positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The diagnosis was based on fine-needle aspiration...

MALT lymphoma

November 1, 2010  |  Kristin K. Marcum, MD, E. Shannon Kemp, CCC-SLP, and Catherine J. Rees, MD

Subglottic lymphoma

September 1, 2010  |  David O. Francis, MD and Albert L. Merati, MD

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the maxillary sinus

June 1, 2010  |  Ryan M. O'Connor, MD, Matthew Vasey, MD, and Jonathan C. Smith, MD, FACS

Abstract

We report the case of a 25-year-old man with a history of recent facial trauma who presented with a mildly painful swelling of the left maxilla and nasal obstruction. The patient was initially diagnosed with left maxillary sinus osteomyelitis secondary to undiagnosed and...

Development of a Hodgkin disease tumor in the neck of a patient who previously had undergone complete excision of a hyaline-vascular Castleman disease neck mass

April 1, 2010  |  Evrim E. Ünsal Tuna, MD, Cem Özbek, MD, Nilüfer Arda, MD, Evrensel Ilkdogan, MD, Hüseyin Dere, MD, and Cafer Özdem, MD

Abstract

Castleman disease is an uncommon cause of a neck mass. A benign lymphoproliferative disorder, it may be seen as a self-limited unicentric process or as a fulminant multicentric disease with systemic symptoms. The association between Hodgkin disease and Castleman disease has...

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma presenting as bilateral tonsillar hypertrophy: Case report

April 1, 2010  |  Sardar U. Khan, DLO, FCPS, FRCS(Ire), Cyril Kenefick, FRCS, FRCS(Edin), Gerard O'Leary, FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Ire), and James J. Lucey, FRCPath

Abstract

We describe the case of a 57-year-old man who was referred to us with persistent sore throat, dysphagia, and enlarged tonsils. He had not responded to earlier treatment with antibiotic therapy and other routine measures. In view of the persistent nature of the patient's...

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