Lymphoma of Ovary: A Primary Extra-nodal Manifestation

  • AP Joshi Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Civil Service Hospital of Nepal, Minbhawan
  • NS Chitrakar
  • I Shrestha


Involvement of the ovary by malignant lymphoma is a well-known manifestation of disseminated nodal disease. But,
lymphoma as primary manifestation is extremely rare. Here, we report a case of malignant lymphoma which presented as
ovarian cancer and managed with surgery and subsequent chemotherapy. A lady of thirty two years presented with features
of malignant ovarian tumor. The diagnosis of malignant ovarian lymphoma was made after surgery and histological and
immunohistochemical study of the excised tumor. The tumor was classified as diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. The patient was
put on chemotherapy and she is on follow-up in disease free-state for last two years.
Keywords: lymphoma; ovary; primary.

How to Cite
JOSHI, AP; CHITRAKAR, NS; SHRESTHA, I. Lymphoma of Ovary: A Primary Extra-nodal Manifestation. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 1, p. 66-68, aug. 2015. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 05 apr. 2020.
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