Primary malignant lymphoma of the breast.

Magoha GAO. "Primary malignant lymphoma of the breast. ." Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine . 1984;(2):15-19.


Primary malignant lymphomas of the female breast are rare up to date such tumors have been described in the male. Majority of the malignant tumors of the breast are the well known infiltrating duct carcinoma. This is report of a mammary non-Hodgkins malignant lymphoma in a 35 year old Nigerian female. This tumor had a rapid progression terminating in death seven months after histological diagnosis. The clinical presentation, treatment, prognosis and the differential diagnosis with medullary and poorly differentiated carcinoma of the breast are discussed

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