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TITLE:

A RESEARCH STUDY ON THE HCV PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH SPLENIC LYMPHOMA: A KIND OF NON-HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA

AUTHORS:

Dr Anam Riaz, Dr Mehwish Iqbal, Ayesha Yousaf

ABSTRACT:

A kind of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Splenic Lymphoma is a marginal zone lymphoma (MZL’s). Lymphocytic tumour of marginal zone of spleen marks the identification of Splenic Lymphoma. Splenic hilar lymph nodes may also be included. Due to this, abnormal B Lymphocytes in the blood may get disturbed. This case report is about a male of 38 years of age with known HCV hospitalized at Services Hospital, Lahore in September 2017. He was found with an abnormal mass in the left hypochondriac region and discomfort in left hypochondrium. The patient was clinically examined and detected with a splenic hematoma. After further inspections, splenic hematoma was converted to be splenic lymphoma. The patient was treated for this disorder. Keywords: Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma (SMZL), Non-Hodgkin, Lymphoma, Splenic, Spleen and Hypochondriac.

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