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Hodgekin's lymphoma

S S Pandey, S Garg, And Dwivedi, R Tripathi, K Tripathi, M Bansal
Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCLs) comprise a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative disorders characterized by the proliferation of skin-homing post-thymic T-cells. It is the second most common extranodal non-Hodgekin's lymphoma. Many variants of mycosis fungoides and CTCLs are known to date, differing in clinical, histological, and immunophenotypic characteristics. Oral involvement has also been reported rarely in CTCLs. Treatment depends on the disease stage or the type of variant. New insights into the disease and the number of emerging novel therapeutic options have made it an interesting area for dermatologists and medical oncologists...
July 2014: Indian Journal of Cancer
Noor-I-Kiran Naeem, Farhatulain Ahmed, Shamila Yasir
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) causes many deaths worldwide with increasing incidence. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) may involve the gynecologic tract, and the ovary to be one of the commoner anatomic sites as reported. Ovarian involvement by NHL is usually secondary, occurring as a part of systemic disease. The diagnosis is often made incidentally while investigating for gynecological symptoms. We report an interesting case of NHL in a 35 year old female, who primarily presented with acute abdomen disease with secondary ovarian and cervical involvement and occult extra-ovarian disease...
May 2013: Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Liu Hong-sheng, Qin Ying-zhi, Li Shan-qing, Li Li, Cui Yu-shang, Zhang Zhi-yong
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the use of titanium mesh reconstruction after sternal tumor resection. METHODS: From January 2007 to January 2011, 14 patients with sternal tumors were admitted into Peking Union Medical Hospital. The clinical characteristics, surgical resection, and technique of reconstruction were reviewed. RESULTS: Of the 14 patients, 3 had a metastatic sternal tumor, the primary sites of which were as follows: hepatic carcinoma in one case (metastasis 19 years after operation), breast carcinoma in another case (metastasis 5 years after operation), and renal carcinoma in the other case (found simultaneously)...
December 2011: Chinese Medical Sciences Journal, Chung-kuo i Hsüeh K'o Hsüeh Tsa Chih
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