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Primary mantle cell lymphoma of the trachea.
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PMID:  22392198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Primary mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a controversial entity. It is difficult to diagnose MCL in a single organ without lymph node involvement. However, with the advent of PET-CT scans and large panels of immunohistochemistry markers, there have been increasing reports of primary MCL detected in various organs of which the GI tract is the most common. In this case report, we describe the diagnosis and clinical course of a patient who presented with "B symptoms" and respiratory distress. On further investigation, he was found to have a mass in his trachea, which was diagnosed as primary MCL.
Authors:
Achuta K Guddati; Creticus P Marak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1559-131X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9435512     Medline TA:  Med Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital, 2800, Main Street, Bridgeport, CT, 06606, USA, ag2876@columbia.edu.
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