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Precursor B lymphoblastic lymphoma of the orbit in a child: an unusual presentation of a non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16754229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The majority of ocular adnexal lymphomas are marginal zone lymphomas, which occur rarely in children. This case report describes a 6 years old child with a precursor B lymphoblastic lymphoma presenting in the ocular adnexa. The combination of multi-agent chemotherapy with adjuvant radiotherapy seems to be necessary in order to achieve a complete remission of this subtype of lymphoma's in ocular adnexa. DESIGN: Retrospective case study. METHOD: A review of the clinical, pathological, radiological findings and follow-up in a patient from the files available at our center, which were reviewed between the years 1974 and 2004.
K Faridpooya; M M S Mulder; J H M Merks; M D de Smet; S T Pals; P Saeed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0167-6830     ISO Abbreviation:  Orbit     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-06     Completed Date:  2006-12-19     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301221     Medline TA:  Orbit     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, Orbital Centre, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Holland.
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MeSH Terms
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Orbital Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography,  therapy
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography,  therapy

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