• Users Online: 252
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 219-221

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: An uncommon diagnosis at the cerebellopontine angle - A case report


1 Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Punit Kumar
Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurosciences, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata - 700 017, West Bengal
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/bc.bc_46_22

Rights and Permissions

Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL), a rare variant of extranodal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, has shown an increased incidence over the last 3–4 decades in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent individuals. Only <20 cases of cerebellopontine (CP) angle lymphoma have been reported so far in the literature. Hereby, we report a case of primary lymphoma of the CP angle mimicking vestibular schwannoma and other common pathologies at the CP angle. Hence, while evaluating a lesion at CP angle, PCNSL should always be considered in the differential diagnosis.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2126    
    Printed6    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded331    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal