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Mantle cell lymphoma presenting as Mikulicz syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19352145     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A middle-aged woman presented with insidious onset swelling of bilateral lacrimal and parotid glands. Mikulicz syndrome is a symptom complex caused by a variety of systemic disorders like lymphoma, sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, human immunodeficiency virus infection, tuberculosis, etc. Biopsy from her lacrimal glands revealed mantle cell lymphoma. Although involvement of salivary and lacrimal glands as a part of generalized lymphomatous involvement is not uncommon, Mikulicz syndrome as a presenting manifestation of a lymphoma is very rare.
Chandrasekar Palaniswamy; Dhana R Selvaraj; Tarun Chugh; Majid Dudha; Uma Kumar; Randeep Guleria; Anita Chopra; Bimlesh Pandey; Rajive Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of therapeutics     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1536-3686     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Ther     Publication Date:    2009 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-04     Completed Date:  2010-02-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9441347     Medline TA:  Am J Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  459-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Lacrimal Apparatus / pathology
Lymphoma, Mantle-Cell / diagnosis*,  pathology
Mikulicz' Disease / diagnosis*,  pathology
Parotid Gland / pathology

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