Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics

ANALYTICAL REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 114--116

Complete response to chemotherapy in primary hepatic lymphoma


Mir Sadaqat Hassan Zafar1, Shyam Aggarwal2, Sunita Bhalla3 
1 Department of Hematotology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Histopathology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Mir Sadaqat Hassan Zafar
Department of Hematology, Room No. 3, First Floor, SSRB, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
India

Primary hepatic lymphoma is an uncommon lymphoid tumor with varied clinical presentations and treatment outcomes. The median age of involvement is 50 years (male preponderance) with median survival as 8-16 months. Here we report a 68-years-old female who presented with right hypochondriac pain and anorexia with hepatomegaly on physical examination. Ultrasonography (USG) with subsequent contrast enhanced computed tomography (CECT) of abdomen depicted a hypoechoic mass in the left lobe of liver. CECT of chest and neck showed no abnormality. Liver biopsy proved to be Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) diffuse large B cell type, CD20 positive. Bone marrow examination showed no infiltration by NHL. The patient was started on three weekly R-CHOP, given a total of 8 cycles. Patient attained a complete remission documented by negative computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) scans.


How to cite this article:
Zafar MH, Aggarwal S, Bhalla S. Complete response to chemotherapy in primary hepatic lymphoma.J Can Res Ther 2012;8:114-116


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Zafar MH, Aggarwal S, Bhalla S. Complete response to chemotherapy in primary hepatic lymphoma. J Can Res Ther [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Jul 16 ];8:114-116
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