Primary Breast Lymphoma: A Rare Clinical Entity

Regina S Offodile, Veronica Arce, Jessica Cross, Jarvis Reed, Derrick J Beech


Localized primary breast lymphoma is very rare. The typical clinical and radiographic presentation of isolated primary breast lymphoma mimics that of breast adenocarcinoma. Histologic diagnosis of primary breast lymphoma relies heavily on Hematoxylin and Eosin pathologic evaluation and immunohistochemical staining. Cytotoxic systemic chemotherapy is the primary treatment for this disease with the occasional need for adjuvant radiation therapy or surgical resection. This case report outlines the diagnosis and management of a patient with primary breast lymphoma.

World J Oncol. 2011;2(3):147-150


Lymphoma; Breast cancer; Mammary

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