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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 125-127

Primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the upper limb

1 Department of Pathology, Kasutba Medical College, Manipal - 576104, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Surgery, Kasutba Medical College, Manipal - 576104, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Kasutba Medical College, Manipal - 576104, Karnataka, India

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R Srinivasan
Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal - 576104, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.26935

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We report a case of a 70-year-old man who presented with a rapidly growing ulceroproliferative lesion on the right upper limb, clinically resembling a soft tissue sarcoma. The lesion turned out to be primary cutaneous CD 20 +, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. There was no evidence of systemic involvement on computed tomography (CT) scans of the chest, abdomen and pelvis. Local radiotherapy induced complete remission of the B-cell lymphoma..

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