Bilateral primary malignant lymphoma of the breast during pregnancy

Á Illés, A. Bányai, K. Jenei, Gy Bacskó, J. Kovács, Sz Szakáll, Gy Szegedi

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Abstract

The authors report a case of bilateral primary malignant lymphoma of the breast presenting during pregnancy in a 24-year-old woman. After the delivery of a healthy premature infant by Caesarean section, polychemotherapy was employed. The efficacy of the treatment could not be evaluated since the patient died within a very short period of time. Autopsy and histological examination revealed infiltration of Burkitt-type lymphoma in the breast, ovary, brain, liver, kidney, adrenal gland, pancreas, stomach, bone marrow and myocardium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-105
Number of pages7
JournalHaematologia
Volume27
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 10 1996

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Keywords

  • breast
  • lymphoma
  • pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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