Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : May | Volume : 10 | Issue : 5 | Page : ED10 - ED11

Primary Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of the Ovary – A Case Report ED10-ED11

Richa Bhartiya, Nawanita Kumari, Mahasweta Mallik, Ran Vijoy Narayan Singh

Dr. Richa Bhartiya,
C/o Shri V K Shrivastava, Bungalow No. 882, Railway Officer’s Colony, North of Shiv Mandir,
Danapur, Khagaul-801105, District - Patna, India.

The ovarian lymphoma is rare. Lymphoma presenting as an ovarian mass with initial manifestation is even rarer. We report a case of primary Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) of left ovary in a 52-year-old female presented with distension of abdomen and lower abdominal back pain. USG and CT-scan imaging suggested provisional diagnosis of ovarian tumour. The diagnosis of malignant lymphoma was made by histopathological examination of the excised tissue along with immunohistochemistry by using LCA, CD20, cytokeratin & CD3. The tumour was classified as diffuse large B cell lymphoma. Rarity of this lesion warrants its mention.