Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting as an isolated chest wall tumour

Nikhil Gupta, Niladhar S. Hadke, Nita Khurana
2013 Cancer Treatment Communications  
Primary chest wall tumors are uncommon. Common soft tissue neoplasms and non-neoplastic chest wall masses include peripheral nerve tumors, lipomas, liposarcomas, lymphoma, haemangiomas, elastofibromas, metastases from distant tumors, desmoids tumors, infectious mass lesions, and malignant fibrous histiocytoma. Lymphoma comprises 2% of primary chest wall tumors. Treatment of these tumors is unclear. We are presenting a case of 65 years old male who presented to us with primary chest wall
more » ... chest wall lymphoma on right lateral chest wall. Resection followed by adjuvant chemotherapy provided optimal disease control in our case. Key message: Isolated chest wall lymphoma is a rare entity, treatment is also uncertain. Resection followed by adjuvant chemotherapy may be the appropriate management.
doi:10.1016/j.ctrc.2013.04.001 fatcat:37u7ctc56bdedgiftulcl32ouq