Rhinopharyngeal B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma: Unusual presentation with massive hematemesis

Carla Manzitti, Arrigo Barabino, Victoria Bosio, Claudio Gambini, Teresa Battaglia, Alberto Garaventa

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Lymphomas are the third most frequent type of childhood cancer after acute leukemias and brain tumors. Symptoms at diagnosis are extremely different depending on several factors such as histological subtype, disease extent, and site of tumor. We report an unusual presentation describing a case of epistaxis of the posterior nasal fossa with severe hematemesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-233
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007


  • Childhood cancer
  • Hematemesis
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Nursing(all)
  • Emergency Medicine


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