Primary T-cell lymphoma of the breast: A case report

Jonathan H. Briggs, Ozer Algan, Baldassarre Stea

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Abstract

Primary nonHodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) occurs in both nodal and extranodal sites. Lymphoma arising in mammary tissue is rare. The majority are of B-cell origin, while a few case studies of T-cell lymphomas of the breast have been reported. The clinical and histologic features of a 74-year-old female diagnosed with T-cell mammary lymphoma are reported, as well as her treatment course and follow-up. A literature review is included. We conclude primary low-grade T cell lymphoma of the breast can be treated with conservative surgery followed by involved field radiation therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-72
Number of pages5
JournalCancer Investigation
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 18 2003

Keywords

  • Breast neoplasm
  • External beam radiation therapy
  • Low grade nonHodgkin's lymphoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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