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

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 12

Non Hodgkin Lymphoma Presenting as Unilateral Nasal Mass: A Diagnosing Challange

Ahmed Aseem Naseem1*, Rashmi Nambiar2, Sumit Sharma3, Sanyukta Chakravarty2, Mahesh Mishra2, Ruchika Singh4 and Suvarna Sharma5

1Assistant Professor, Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, Utter Pradesh, India
2Junior Resident Second Year, Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, Utter Pradesh, India
3Professor and Head, Department of E.N.T., Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, Utter Pradesh, India
4Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, Utter Pradesh, India
5Intern, KMC Manipal, India

*Corresponding Author: Ahmed Aseem Naseem, Assistant Professor, Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, Utter Pradesh, India.

Received: August 18, 2022; Published: November 21, 2022


Background: NHL is comprised in a group of tumors arising from the lymphoreticular cell system. The causative factors for this condition are infective etiologies like EBV, HT cell leukemia virus h. pylori, HHV, hepatitis c and HIV and other causes being the chemoradiation therapy and certain chemical exposure like- herbicides etc. certain genetic disorders are also known to show association with NHL like SLE, klinefelter syndrome, ataxia etc. NHL in nose and PNS as primary lesion is a very rare entity.

Objective: The purpose of our study is to throw light on the significance of complete history, examination and significance of immunohistochemistry over CT and histopathology in patients presenting with nasal mass to diagnose such a rare entity which is easily missed.

Method: We report a case of 60 year male with right facial pain and right nasal obstruction who was diagnosed by immunohistochemistry.

Result: Computed tomography and histopathology revealed inflammatory pathology and polyp. But immunohistochemistry was consistent with non Hodgkin lymphoma- diffuse large B cell lymphoma.

Conclusion: With this study we emphasise the role of IHC as a routine investigation in all sinonasal masses for early diagnosing and managing such rare entity.

Keywords: Non-Hodgkin; Nasal Polyposis; B-Cell; Human T Cell; Paranasal Sinuses; Ebstein Bar Virus


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Citation: Ahmed Aseem Naseem., et al. “Non Hodgkin Lymphoma Presenting as Unilateral Nasal Mass: A Diagnosing Challange".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.12 (2022): 20-23.


Copyright: © 2022 Ahmed Aseem Naseem., et al. 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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