Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Breast in a lactating mother : Case Report

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/nje.v12i1.42975

Keywords:

Breast, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin, Rare Diseases

Abstract

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of breast is a rare condition. NHL breast constitute about 0.5% of all malignancies of breast. NHL breast constitute nearly 1% of all cases of NHL. Among all subtypes of NHL, DLBCL (Diffuse large B-cell Lymphoma) is the most common type to be known. Marginal zone lymphoma (10-30%), follicular lymphoma (10-20%) and Burkit Lymphoma (5%) are other common histologic variants. Burkitt lymphoma is mainly seen in pregnant females or lactating females. Breast implant associated anapaestic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)  constitutes remaining case. Thus, primary NHL of Breast is rare condition. DLBCL is most common histologic variant. We report here a rare case of primary NHL Breast. A 30 years old lactating mother came with history of swelling and nipple discharge from bilateral breast. -Treatment approach for low grade NHL breast is Radiotherapy only and for high grade NHL breast there is a role for combined modality approach that is chemotherapy followed by Radiotherapy with or without surgical intervention.

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Author Biographies

Neeraj Kumar Rathee, Department of Radiation Oncology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh

Junior Resident

Nidhi Gupta, Department of Radiation Oncology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh, India

Assistant Professor

Sawant Sharma, Department of Radiation Oncology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh, India

Junior Resident

Hari Krishan Rathee, Department of General Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Senior Resident

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Published

2022-03-31

How to Cite

Rathee, N. K., Gupta, N., Sharma, S., & Rathee, H. K. (2022). Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Breast in a lactating mother : Case Report. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 12(1), 1163–1170. https://doi.org/10.3126/nje.v12i1.42975

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Case Reports