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Medical Oncology

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 810–812 | Cite as

Gallbladder lymphoma

  • Srinivas R. Viswanathan
  • Zain Khalpey
  • Stanley W. Ashley
Case Report

Abstract

Lymphomatous involvement of the gallbladder is extremely rare. We report on a 69-year-old woman with a history of an indolent non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma who was found to have a new gallbladder lesion on surveillance CT scan. The mass was resected and proved to be a follicular lymphoma with the same immunohistochemical characteristics as her original tumor 12 years prior.

Keywords

Gallbladder lymphoma Lymphoma Extranodal lymphoma 

Abbreviation

CT

Computer tomography

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Srinivas R. Viswanathan
    • 1
  • Zain Khalpey
    • 1
  • Stanley W. Ashley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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