Orbital lymphoma in an elderly patient

  • D Ghartimagar Manipal College of Medical Sciences
  • A Ghosh Manipal College of Medical Sciences
  • MK Shrestha Gandaki Medical College
  • S Karki Manipal College of Medical Sciences
  • S Shrestha Manipal College of Medical Sciences
  • S Thapa Manipal College of Medical Sciences
  • OP Talwar Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Keywords: Eye lid, Lymphomas, Non-Hodgkin, Orbital

Abstract

Lymphomas of the orbit and orbital adnexae are rare tumors, comprising only 1% of all non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Lymphomas are the most common primary orbital tumor in adults of age 60 years and older. Here we present a case of 49 year male with left upper lid swelling since 1 year who was diagnosed histopathologically as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of orbital region. 

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Author Biographies

D Ghartimagar, Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Pathology
A Ghosh, Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Pathology
MK Shrestha, Gandaki Medical College
Radiology
S Karki, Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Ophthalmology
S Shrestha, Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Pathology
S Thapa, Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Pathology
OP Talwar, Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Pathology
Published
2017-03-30
How to Cite
Ghartimagar, D., Ghosh, A., Shrestha, M., Karki, S., Shrestha, S., Thapa, S., & Talwar, O. (2017). Orbital lymphoma in an elderly patient. Journal of Pathology of Nepal, 7(1), 1124-1126. https://doi.org/10.3126/jpn.v7i1.16939
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Case Reports