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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015, 3(11), 367-371
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-11-5
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A Rare Presentation of Lymphoma: Pancreatic and Thyroid Involvement

Semra Ayturk1, Mehmet Celik1, , Nuray Can2, Ebru Tastekin2, Onur Mert3, Ahmet Kucukkarda3, Atakan Sezer4, Sibel Guldiken1 and Armagan Tugrul1

1Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Trakya Medical School , University of Trakya, Edirne, Turkey

2Department of Pathology, Trakya Medical School, University of Trakya, Edirne, Turkey

3Department of Internal Medicine, Trakya Medical School, University of Trakya, Edirne, Turkey

4Department of General Surgery, Trakya Medical School, University of Trakya, Edirne, Turkey

Pub. Date: October 14, 2015

Cite this paper:
Semra Ayturk, Mehmet Celik, Nuray Can, Ebru Tastekin, Onur Mert, Ahmet Kucukkarda, Atakan Sezer, Sibel Guldiken and Armagan Tugrul. A Rare Presentation of Lymphoma: Pancreatic and Thyroid Involvement. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015; 3(11):367-371. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-11-5

Abstract

Primary thyroid lymphoma is a rare form of thyroid malignancies. It is usually seen in middle aged and elderly females. Its diagnosis is not always easy because it is rare and has not specific signs and symptoms. The risk of development of thyroid lymphoma is higher after Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. The most common form of thyroid lymphoma is diffuse large B cell lymphoma. Patients may present with obstructive symptoms due to progressive growth of mass. In the present report, we aimed to present a 59-year-old female patient admitted with rapidly growing neck mass, severe dyspnea, stridor and dysphagia.

Keywords:
thyroid lymphoma diffuse large B-cell lymphoma neck mass dyspnea stridor

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