Postmastectomy malignant lymphoma

Paydas S. , Sahin B., Yavuz S., Gonlusen G.

LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA, vol.36, pp.417-421, 2000 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/10428190009148864
  • Title of Journal : LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA
  • Page Numbers: pp.417-421


Postmastectomy lymphedema (PML) is a morbid condition occurring in patients with breast carcinoma treated with radical/modified radical mastectomy. Postmastectomy angiosarcoma (PMA) is the most common neoplasia seen in these patients. Primary malignant lymphoma arising in PML is a rare neoplasia and 3 cases have been reported until now. In this report a patient with diffuse large cell lymphoma (DLCL) arising in PML is reported and the other three cases are reviewed.