Non - Hodgkin`s Lymphoma of the Thyroid and Adrenal Glands

Jae Hong Park, Je Jung Lee, Ik Joo Chung, Dong Jin Chung, Min Young Chung, Tai Hee Lee, Dae Ho Lee
2000 The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine  
We report a case of non-Hodgkin ' s l ymphoma(NHL) with sim ultaneous involvement of both thyroid and bilateral adrenal glands. Literature revie w on a computeriz ed search showed that this is an extremel y rare condition. The final diagnosis of diffuse large B cell l ymphoma was confirmed by biopsies of thyroid gland, enlarged cervical l ymph node and adrenal gland. The significant endocrine dysfunction of the thyroid, adrenal or other endocrine glands was absent in our case. The patient
more » ... ded dramaticall y to three cycles of chem otherapy with no complication or endocrine dysfunction and continues to be followed. Ke y W o rd s : Non-Hodgkin's l ymphoma: Thyroid gland; Adrenal glands Address reprint requests to :
doi:10.3904/kjim.2000.15.1.51 pmid:10714092 pmcid:PMC4531734 fatcat:psptn3kaw5ecfjbwaxo7fvhkai