A rare presentation of a patient with primary female genital lymphoma Female genital lymphoma

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Emine Budak
Adnan Budak
Ayşegül Akgün
Mehmet Özeren


Objective: Primary lymphoma originating from the female genital tract (PLFGT) is extremely rare and so we wanted to present clinical and PET / CT findings of a case with PLFGT.

Case report: PET / CT images of a 57-year-old woman with abdominal pain revealed a hypermetabolic mass in the pelvic region, involving the uterus and cervix, extending to the bilateral adnexal region. Histopathological evaluation of the mass was determined as follicular lymphoma.

Conclusion: Although PLFGT is extremely rare, the possibility of lymphoma should also be kept in mind in patients with gynecological mass.

Keywords: extranodal lymphoma, primary lymphoma of the female genital tract, PET/CT.

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Budak E, Budak A, Akgün A, Özeren M. A rare presentation of a patient with primary female genital lymphoma: Female genital lymphoma. Aegean J Obstet Gynecol [Internet]. 2020Apr.21 [cited 2020Sep.29];2(1):18-9. Available from: https://aejog.com/index.php/aejog/article/view/29
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Author Biographies

Emine Budak, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine

University of Health Sciences Dr. Suat Seren Chest Diseases and Surgery Training and Research Hospital

Ayşegül Akgün, Ege University School of Medicine

Prof, Department of Nuclear Medicine

Mehmet Özeren, University of Health Sciences Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

Prof, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology