T cell/histiocyte rich large B cell lymphoma of ascending colon: a rare entity

Vinita Agrawal, Mithlesh Bhargav, Supriya Sharma, Vaibhav Raj Gopal
2020 International Surgery Journal  
Colonic T cell/histiocyte rich large B cell lymphoma (THRLBCL) is a very unusual occurrence never described before. A 41-year anaemic male presented with loss of weight and appetite for 7 months and fever with Malena for 1 month. Abdominal examination revealed a 4×6 cm retroperitoneal lump in the right iliac fossa. Radiological investigations (USG and CECT whole abdomen) reported an asymmetrical ill-defined growth in ascending colon and caecum with loco-regional lymphadenopathy. Surgical
more » ... tion revealed an ascending colon mass with retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Right hemi-colectomy with end ileostomy was done and specimen was sent for histopathology which diagnosed it to be a case of THRLBCL of colon. Patient was followed up after 2 weeks and was planned for chemotherapy.
doi:10.18203/2349-2902.isj20200846 fatcat:6owvdsvuyrfwhelddv7rcsw7iy