Cutaneous Large B Cell Lymphoma Involving the Duodenum and the Bile Duct: a Case Report
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Primary cutaneous B cell lymphoma (PCBCL), leg type, is a rare and aggressive neoplasm [1, 2]. Primary or secondary bile duct obstruction is considered a poor prognostic sign for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma . We present a case of a 63-year-old man, with a BCBCL, leg type, on his back, disseminated to the duodenum and the common bile duct.
primary cutaneous B cell lymphoma
Epstein-Barr encoded RNA
aspartate amino transferase
- CA 19-9
Cancer antigen 19-9
human immunodeficiency virus
magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
- CT scan
computed tomography scan
common bile duct
endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
rituximab, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, doxorubicin, and prednisolone
Compliance with Ethical Standards
Informed consent was not obtained because the patient died and we have no contact of his relatives (unreachable by phone and other methods).
Conflict of Interest
The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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