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Cirugía paraguaya

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PORTO VARELA, Mauro  and  MONTIEL, Arnaldo. Linfoma primario B tipo malt en glándula tiroides: B type primary malt lymphoma in thyroid gland. Rev. Cir. Parag. [online]. 2014, vol.38, n.1, pp.38-40. ISSN 2307-0420.

Abstract Primary thyroid lymphomas represent less than 5% of primary tumors with high association with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and lymphocytic thyroiditis. Most common histological types are diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and lymphoma of MALT type B marginal zone. The case of a 46 year old who came to office by increased volume in anterior neck, choking and hoarseness. With the diagnosis. Thyroid lymphoma . The patient underwent total thyroidectomy. The pathology report confirmed the diagnosis of B lymphoma marginal zone MALT associated with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, with positivity by immunohistochemistry for B lymphoid markers CD20 and CD21.

Keywords : Lymphoma; Thyroid; Thyroiditis.

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