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Bilateral Primary Ovarian Large B Cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: A Rare Case Report

  • Naina KumarEmail author
  • Ashu Yadav
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Abstract

Primary ovarian lymphoma in young women is very rare accounting for around 0.5–1% of all non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas. We report a rare case of bilateral primary ovarian non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in a 40-year-old woman, who presented to us with abdominal distention and pain. The primary diagnosis on ultrasound and computed tomography was made as Krukenberg tumor, but the final histopathological and immunohistochemical report revealed it as primary diffuse large B cell lymphoma of ovary with no other enlarged lymph nodes on retrospective scanning.

Keywords

Chemotherapy Lymph node Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma Ovary 

Notes

Acknowledgements

I thank Dr. Namit Kant Singh for his support and advice.

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Conflicts of interest

There are no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesMangalagiri, GunturIndia
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyMaharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and ResearchMullana, AmbalaIndia

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