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MALT lymphoma of the floor of the mouth: A case report

August 1, 2009  |  Swarupa Gadre, MD, Matthew W. Ryan, MD, and Roberto Logroño, MD


MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) lymphomas are low-grade extranodal B-cell lymphomas that may involve various sites in the head and neck including the thyroid, salivary, and lacrimal glands. Development of MALT lymphoma in the head and neck is often associated with...

Potential predisposition for nasal septal perforation with methotrexate use: Report of 2 cases and literature review

August 1, 2009  |  Scott L. Lee, MD, David Neskey, MD, and Jason Mouzakes, MD


Methotrexate is a dihydrofolate reductase inhibitor with application both as a chemotherapeutic agent and as a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug. Although its ability to inhibit cellular proliferation is a desired effect in its role as an antineoplastic agent, this property...

Systemic lupus erythematosus in a patient with primary MALT lymphoma of the larynx

August 1, 2009  |  Núria Gonzàlez, MD, Blanca Xicoy, MD, Alejandro Olivé, MD, Josep Jové, MD, Josep-Maria Ribera, MD, and Evarist Feliu, MD


Primary lymphomas of the larynx are extremely rare. Even more unusual is their association with rheumatologic diseases. Some cases of lymphoma have developed after chemotherapy for rheumatologic diseases, suggesting that the treatment may contribute to the development of...

Adult Burkitt lymphoma originating in the sphenoid sinus: Case report and review of the literature

July 1, 2009  |  Sri Kiran Chennupati, MD, Satish Govindaraj, MD, Gavin Setzen, MD, and Alexander G. Chiu, MD


Burkitt lymphoma is a high-grade B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The endemic form of this malignancy occurs primarily in children aged 5 to 7 years, and it presents with jaw and facial bone involvement. The sporadic form affects older children (mean age: 12.2 yr) and often...

Lymphoma in the Waldeyer ring: A great masquerader

June 1, 2009  |  Ryan F. Osborne, MD, FACS, Jason S. Hamilton, MD, FACS, and Sofia Avitiaz, MD

Angiogenic non-Hodgkin T/natural killer (NK)-cell lymphoma: Report of three cases

September 26, 2008  |  Rubens A. Martins-Filho, MD, Ricardo C. Demarco, MD, Fabiana C.P. Valera, MD, Catarina Shaletich, MD, Paulo R. Félix, MD, Giovana B. Badiale, MD, and Wilma T. Anselmo-Lima, MD, PhD


Angiogenic T/natural killer (NK)-cell lymphoma is a non-Hodgkin lymphoma characterized by necrosis and vascular destruction that is strongly associated with Epstein-Barr virus and AIDS. Early diagnosis is essential to improve the chances of patient survival, but severe local...

Trigeminal ganglion dysfunction secondary to lymphoma

December 1, 2007  |  Juan Gómez, MD, Jagan Gupta, MD, and Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR

Burkitt's lymphoma of the base of the tongue: A case report and review of the literature

June 1, 2007  |  Steven M. Feinberg, MD; S.H. Ignatius Ou, MD, PhD; Mai Gu, MD, PhD; Terry Y. Shibuya, MD

Malignancy in asymmetrical but otherwise normal palatine tonsils

October 1, 2006  |  Adenike F. Oluwasanmi, FRCS; Stephen J. Wood, FRCS; David L. Baldwin, FRCS; Fabian Sipaul, MRCS
An abnormally large tonsil may be a sign of malignancy. We retrospectively analyzed the case files of 87...

Follicular lymphoma

October 1, 2006  |  Liron Pantanowitz, MD; Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, FASCP

Primary B cell lymphoma of the external auditory canal

September 1, 2006  |  Sheldon P. Hersh, MD; Winston G. Harrison, MD; David J. Hersh, MD
Temporal bone lymphomas are rare and typically metastatic neoplasms. We describe a case of primary B cell...

Sinonasal lymphoma: A case report

May 1, 2006  |  M. Panduranga Kamath, MS; Gurudath Kamath, MS; Kiran Bhojwani, MS; Mukhta Pai, MD; Ahamed Shameem, MBBS; Salil Agarwal, MBBS
Sinonasal lymphomas are uncommon malignancies. They are difficult to differentiate from carcinomas, and...


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