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Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 66-67

Primary bone lymphoma : A case report


Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Indra Gandhi Medical College Shimla

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RK Seam
Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Indra Gandhi Medical College Shimla

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Primary bone lymphoma is rare. A 33 year old male presented with pain and swelling of left upper thigh. X-ray left femur revealed pathological fracture of left femur shaft. Biopsy revealed - non Hodgkin's lymphoma, diffuse, intermediate grade, B cell type. Patient received 4 cycles of CHOP chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy. He continues to be disease-free, and functionally normal, 16 months after diagnosis. Conclusion: primary bone lymphoma have excellent prognosis following chemotherapy and radiotherapy.


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