The genital tract as a primary site of malignant lymphoma in women is extremely rare. This report concerns a 64 year old patient with a primary vaginal non-Hodgkin lymphoma (large cell B lineage according to the REAL classification - centroblastic type according to the Kiel classification - 'G' according Working Formulation) with an unusual clinical presentation - pelvic discomfort accompanied by frequent ureteral-like colic -; Due to gynecological onset symptoms and the rarity of this extranodal primary site misinterpretation of a primary vaginal lymphoma as a benign inflammatory disease or endometriosis may occur. We emphasize the importance of their recognition and also the differential diagnosis of cervical lymphoma from other neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Leukemia and Lymphoma|
|Publication status||Published - 1999|
- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research