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An Unusual Presentation of Primary Rib Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Masquerading as Male Breast Cancer

An Unusual Presentation of Primary Rib Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Masquerading as Male Breast Cancer Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2012) 3(4):308–310 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0182-y CASE REPORT An Unusual Presentation of Primary Rib Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Masquerading as Male Breast Cancer Samit Purohit & Rohan Bhise & B. R. Jaipal & D. Lokanatha Received: 19 May 2012 /Accepted: 31 July 2012 /Published online: 14 August 2012 # Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 describing the prognosis and treatment of primary bone Abbreviations lymphoma. (IPI) International Prognostic Index scoring involves age>60 years, ECOG(PS)>1, abnormal LDH, extranodal sites>1, stage III or IV PBNHL Primary bone non hodgkins lymphoma Case Report A 52 year old male presented with pain and lump in Introduction right chest (inner and outer lower mammary quadrant) since 3 months. Lump had gradually progressed in size Primary bone lymphoma accounts for less than 5 % of all and was associated with pain. (Figure 1a). There was primary bone tumors, 4-5 % extranodal lymphomas and less history of low grade intermittent fever. He was initially than 1 % of all non Hodgkin’s lymphoma [1]. Males in their treated with a course of antibiotics with no relief. Chest fifth and sixth decade are usually affected [2]. Long bones X-Ray(PA) done was suggestive of expansile osteolytic are http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

An Unusual Presentation of Primary Rib Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Masquerading as Male Breast Cancer

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Springer Journals
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2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
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0975-7651
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0976-6952
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10.1007/s13193-012-0182-y
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Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2012) 3(4):308–310 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0182-y CASE REPORT An Unusual Presentation of Primary Rib Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Masquerading as Male Breast Cancer Samit Purohit & Rohan Bhise & B. R. Jaipal & D. Lokanatha Received: 19 May 2012 /Accepted: 31 July 2012 /Published online: 14 August 2012 # Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 describing the prognosis and treatment of primary bone Abbreviations lymphoma. (IPI) International Prognostic Index scoring involves age>60 years, ECOG(PS)>1, abnormal LDH, extranodal sites>1, stage III or IV PBNHL Primary bone non hodgkins lymphoma Case Report A 52 year old male presented with pain and lump in Introduction right chest (inner and outer lower mammary quadrant) since 3 months. Lump had gradually progressed in size Primary bone lymphoma accounts for less than 5 % of all and was associated with pain. (Figure 1a). There was primary bone tumors, 4-5 % extranodal lymphomas and less history of low grade intermittent fever. He was initially than 1 % of all non Hodgkin’s lymphoma [1]. Males in their treated with a course of antibiotics with no relief. Chest fifth and sixth decade are usually affected [2]. Long bones X-Ray(PA) done was suggestive of expansile osteolytic are

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2012

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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