Non-Hodgkin lymphoma


The patient presented to ENT causualty with a sore throat, foreign body sensation and fever not responding to antibiotics.

Patient Data

Age: 36-year-old
Gender: Female

Bilateral enlarged palatine tonsils measures on the left side about 2 x 1.8 cm.

Enlarged right level II cervical lymph node measures about 2 x 1.7 cm.

Prominent nasopharyngeal soft tissue with calcified focus within.

Incidentally noted right hypodense thyroid nodule measures about 2 x 1.5 cm.

Case Discussion

This case is a pathologically proven case of non-Hodgkin lymphoma B cell type.

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is more common than Hodgkin lymphoma, 60% originate in lymph nodes,„ 85% from B cell, 15% from T cells. „Occurs in all age groups.„ 

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Case information

rID: 45398
Published: 24th May 2016
Last edited: 25th May 2016
Tag: nhl
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