Primary Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of the Ovary – A Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
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.
Diffuse large B cell lymphoma, Malignant lymphoma, Ovarian tumour
Richa Bhartiya, Nawanita Kumari, Mahasweta Mallik, Ran Vijoy Narayan Singh. PRIMARY NON-HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA OF THE OVARY – A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2016 May [cited: 2018 Apr 27 ]; 10:ED10-ED11. Available from
Date of Submission: Feb 07, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Feb 26, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Apr 05, 2016
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2016
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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