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Primary bone lymphoma: A report of two cases and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21119256     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Primary bone lymphoma (PBL) is an uncommon tumor accounting for approximately 4-5% of extra nodal lymphoma and less than 1% of all non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Disease may be complicated at presentation by pathological fracture or spinal cord compression. Diffuse large-B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) accounts for the majority of cases of PBL. Owing to its rarity, only a few retrospective studies have been published addressing the prognosis and treatment of primary bone lymphoma. In this paper, we report our experience with two cases of PBL treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy and review literature to elucidate the optimal treatment of primary bone lymphoma.
Authors:
Tejinder Singh; C T Satheesh; K C Lakshmaiah; T M Suresh; Govind K Babu; D Lokanatha; Linu A Jacob; Rajashekar Halkud
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cancer research and therapeutics     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1998-4138     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cancer Res Ther     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101249598     Medline TA:  J Cancer Res Ther     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  296-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore - 560 030, India.
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