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Primary non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the breast: a case report

Author(s): Mangal Pandure | Ravindra Karle | Suryakant Dongre | Bharti Baviskar

Journal: Internet Journal of Medical Update
ISSN 1694-0423

Volume: 8;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 34;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma | Breast | Immunohistochemistry | Primary NHL of breast

The breast is rarely a primary site for extranodal lymphoma. Majority of primary Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of breast occurring in younger age group are bilateral and those in older age group are unilateral. They are of B cell phenotype. We report a rare case of Primary Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of Breast-B cell phenotype diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology and confirmed by histopathological examination and immunohistochemical markers.
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