Postmastectomy malignant lymphoma

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

LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA, cilt.36, ss.417-421, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 36
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3109/10428190009148864
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.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.