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Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 Oct;56(4):298-300. doi: 10.1007/BF02974394.

Extranodal non-Hodgkins lymphoma of larynx.

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Department of ENT & Head & Neck Surgery, Government Medical College & Sir Sayaji General Hospital, Baroda, Gujarat, ; 3/2 Jesal Apartments, Abhishek Colony, Race-course, 390007 Vadodara-Gujarat.

Abstract

Non-Hodgkins lymphoma is found in the older age group with extranoda involvement more commonly seen than in Hodgkins lymphomna. It isusually of B-cell type which has a better prognosis than T-cell type, Extranodal Non-Hodkin's lymphomas of larynx are rare. they can present as isolated lesions in larynx or associated with multiple involvement. They are usually found in the supraglottic region of the larynx. We present a case of 70-year-old female with extranodal Hodgkins lymphoma of epiglottis with metastasis in the liver.

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Mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT); Non-Hodgkins lymphoma

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