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Non Hodgkin lymphoma in the maxillary sinus mimicking dental abscess: a case report
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 Title & Authors
Non Hodgkin lymphoma in the maxillary sinus mimicking dental abscess: a case report
Song, Ji-Young;
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 Abstract
Malignant lymphomas are neoplasms with diffuse proliferation of neoplastic lymphocytes and their precursor cells. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, which is a subtype of non-Hodgkin`s lymphomas, rarely occurs in the head and neck area and is especially rare in the maxillary sinus. We report a case of a 76-year-old female patient who was referred to the oral and maxillofacial surgery office for evaluation of a dental abscess as a clinical diagnosis. Laboratory tests revealed no signs of inflammation or infection; therefore, incisional biopsy was performed. The final diagnosis was diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the maxillary sinus. Here we describe this case with a review of relevant literature.
 Keywords
maxillary sinus;non-hodgkin lymphoma;diffuse large B-cell lymphoma;dental abscess;
 Language
English
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