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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-56

Primary breast lymphoma: A report of two cases


Department of Pathology, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur, India

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Dr. Sushma Khuraijam
Department of Pathology, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Lamphel, Imphal - 795 004, Manipur
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4958.158945

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Involvement of breast by lymphoma is rare. It occurs as a primary breast tumor or as an extranodal manifestation of a systemic disease. Bilateral primary breast lymphoma (bilateral PBL) is still rarer. The most common type is diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). We are reporting two cases of primary breast lymphoma (PBL), one in a 62-year-old married female and another in a 26-year-old unmarried female. Both the cases were diagnosed by aspiration cytology and confirmed by immunohistochemistry. Early diagnosis of PBL by fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) can avoid unnecessary surgical treatments.


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