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Primary malignant lymphoma of uterine cervix
  1. D. CantÚ De LeÓN*,
  2. D. PÉRez Montiel and
  3. J. Chanona Vilchis
  1. *Departments of Gynecology Oncology, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, México D.F., Mexico
  2. Departments of Pathology, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, México D.F., Mexico
  1. Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Dr. David Cantú de León, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Av. San Fernando #22 Col. Seccion XVI Delg Tlalpan C.P. 14080 Mexico City, Mexico. Email: dcantu{at}excite.com

Abstract

Primary malignant lymphoma of the uterine cervix is a rare disease. Malignant lymphoma can be clinically and histopathologically misdiagnosed for the infrequent presentation in this are. A case of 56-year-old woman with uterine cervical tumor with infiltration to both parametria is presented. A biopsy was performed and histopathological studies reported a large cell B lymphoma. After the diagnosis CT abdominal, pelvic and thoracic scan was performed and shows infiltration to posterior bladder without evidence of disease in lymph nodes or another organ. The patient was treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Six month after finish the treatment is well and free of disease.

  • lymphoma
  • uterine cervix

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