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A mimic of breast lymphoma: extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease.
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PMID:  20220338     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of Rosai-Dorfman disease misdiagnosed as lymphoma involving the right breast. Initially, the patient was diagnosed as malignant lymphoma, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue type. After lumpectomy, she did not receive further management. Five months later, she developed a local recurrence in the right breast. She underwent incisional biopsy of the recurrent right breast lesion. Pathology demonstrated Rosai-Dorfman disease. She was prescribed oral prednisolone of 5 mg daily for 4 weeks. However, the lump persisted and did not respond to the therapy. She was treated with lumpectomy of the recurrent right breast lesion at her request for cosmetic reasons and has regular postoperative follow-up for the last 2 years.
Yu-Chin Wu; Te-Chun Hsieh; Chia-Hung Kao; Hui-Wen Chang; Chih-Hsiu Wang; Yu-Yi Lin; Kuo-Yang Yen; Shung-Shung Sun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of the medical sciences     Volume:  339     ISSN:  1538-2990     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-11     Completed Date:  2010-04-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370506     Medline TA:  Am J Med Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Departmentsof Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Breast Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Errors
Histiocytosis, Sinus / diagnosis*,  surgery
Lymphoma / diagnosis*,  surgery

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