Lymphoma of Ovary: A Primary Extra-nodal Manifestation

Authors

  • AP Joshi Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Civil Service Hospital of Nepal, Minbhawan
  • NS Chitrakar Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Civil Service Hospital of Nepal, Minbhawan
  • I Shrestha Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Civil Service Hospital of Nepal, Minbhawan

Keywords:

lymphoma, ovary, primary 

Abstract

Involvement of the ovary by malignant lymphoma is a well-known manifestation of disseminated nodal disease. But, lymphoma as primary manifestation is extremely rare. Here, we report a case of malignant lymphoma which presented as ovarian cancer and managed with surgery and subsequent chemotherapy. A lady of thirty two years presented with features of malignant ovarian tumor. The diagnosis of malignant ovarian lymphoma was made after surgery and histological and immunohistochemical study of the excised tumor. The tumor was classified as diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. The patient was put on chemotherapy and she is on follow-up in disease free-state for last two years. 

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Published

2015-08-17

How to Cite

Joshi, A., Chitrakar, N., & Shrestha, I. (2015). Lymphoma of Ovary: A Primary Extra-nodal Manifestation. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 10(1), 66–68. Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/13200

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Case Reports