Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 6

Rare Case of T-cell Lymphoma of Tongue in a Young Female

K Krishna Kumar1 and VJ Niranjana Bharathi2*

1Senior ENT Consultant, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, OMR, India
2Junior ENT Consultant, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, OMR, India

*Corresponding Author: VJ Niranjana Bharathi, Junior ENT Consultant, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, OMR, India.

Received: February 20, 2022; Published: May 18, 2022


Primary non-Hodgkin lymphomas of the oral cavity are extremely rare. They account for 3-5% of all malignant lesions of the oral cavity. Only a very few cases have been reported in literature of which T cell lymphomas are even lesser in comparison to B cell lymphomas. In this article we describe a case of 24-year-old female who presented with a smooth surfaced lesion on the tip of tongue. PTCL was diagnosed after histopathological examination and immunohistochemistry.

Keywords: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma; Oral Cavity; Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma; Tongue


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Citation: K Krishna Kumar and VJ Niranjana Bharathi. “Rare Case of T-cell Lymphoma of Tongue in a Young Female". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.5 (2022): 39-41.


Copyright: © 2022 K Krishna Kumar and VJ Niranjana Bharathi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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