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AN ULCERO-PROLIFERATIVE LESION OVER LEFT CHEEK- A DIAGNOSTIC DILEMMA

 M Kumari, C Ahluwalia

 

ABSTRACT: Primary cutaneous lymphomas (PCL) are defined as non-Hodgkin lymphomas presenting in the skin with no evidence of extra-cutaneous disease at the time of diagnosis and at 6-months follow up. Among these primary cutaneous T cell lymphomas are more common than primary cutaneous B cell lymphoma (PCBCL). Primary cutaneous diffuse large B cell lymphoma commonly occurs on the legs (leg type), rarely on other sites of the body. The clinical manifestations are so complex that its diagnosis depends on histopathological and immune-histochemical examinations. We here present a case of 77-years old male who presented with an ulcero-proliferative over left cheek.

 

KEY WORDS: Primary cutaneous diffuse large B cell lymphoma, cheek, ulcero-proliferative lesion

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 To cite this article:

Kumari M, Ahluwalia C. An ulcero-proliferative lesion over left cheek- a diagnostic dilemma.. Int. J. Med. Lab. Res. 2021; 6,1:45-49. http://doi.org/10.35503/IJMLR.2021.6106