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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 510-517
Unusual presentation of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Case report and review of literature


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Microbiology, M.A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Abubakar Badshaha Shaikh
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.190956

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The non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHLs) is a diverse group of lymphoid neoplasms, prevalence of which increased since three decades. NHL is diverse in the manner of presentation, response to various treatment and prognosis. NHL usually involves not only lymph nodes but also extranodal sites. Usually, oral manifestation of NHL is secondary to the widespread involvement throughout the body. Oral NHL is relatively rare and difficult to diagnose in clinical setting as it presents as local swelling, pain, discomfort and mimics pyogenic granuloma, periodontal disease, osteomyelitis and other malignancies. Sometimes, oral lesion may present as the early disease (primary site). Careful evaluation of patient and proper investigations is required for correct diagnosis so that patient will receive the treatment in early stage which has a good prognosis. Here, we are presenting the case of low-grade B-cell NHL of palate of a 92-year-old man.


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