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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015, 3(12), 410-412
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-12-7
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Uncommon Presentation of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of Maxillary Sinus: A Case Report

Taoufik Adouly1, , Choaib Adnane1, Tarek Oubahmane1, Sami Rouadi1, Redallah Abada1, Mohamed Roubal1 and Mohamed Mahtar1

1Department of ENT, 20 août Hospital, Ibn Rochd University Hospital; Casablanca, Morocco

Pub. Date: November 24, 2015

Cite this paper:
Taoufik Adouly, Choaib Adnane, Tarek Oubahmane, Sami Rouadi, Redallah Abada, Mohamed Roubal and Mohamed Mahtar. Uncommon Presentation of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of Maxillary Sinus: A Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015; 3(12):410-412. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-12-7


Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is a group of neoplasms that originate from the cells of the lymphoreticular system. In 40% of cases, it arises from extranodal sites. The nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses are rarely affected by primary Non hodgkin’s lymphoma. We report the case of a 60-year-old man admitted for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of maxillary sinus. CT scan demonstrated an extensive lesion destroying the medial and anterior walls. The patient received 6 cycles of the chemotherapy. The follow-up for the last 1 year was normal without recurrence. The difficulty encountered in the diagnosis of this clinicopathological entity owing to its radiological and clinical expression, particularly the evolution was discussed. Though rare, the signs and symptoms of the case suggest that Non hodgkin’s lymphoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of nasal cavity lesions.

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