CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2009; 30(01): 28-30
DOI: 10.4103/0971-5851.56333

Ovarian lymphoma

Julian A Crasta
Department of Pathology, St. John′s Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Elizabeth Vallikad
Department of Gynecologic Oncology, St. John′s Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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The involvement of the ovary in lymphomatous processes is rare. Such an involvement can occur in 2 ways, either primary or secondary, which usually presents with abdominal or pelvic complaints. We present a case of secondary involvement of the ovary with occult extra-ovarian nodal disease and discuss the histogenesis of ovarian lymphomas with criteria for diagnosis and differential diagnosis.

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19 November 2021

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