publication . Article . 2007

High grade primary adrenal intravascular large B-cell lymphoma manifesting as Addison disease Linfoma intravascular de alto grado de células B grandes y origen suprarrenal que se manifiesta en forma de enfermedad de Addison

J. Venizelos; D. Tamiolakis; M. Lambropoulou; G. Alexiadis; G. Petrakis; N. Papadopoulos;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2007 Journal: Revista Espanola de Enfermedades Digestivas (issn: 1130-0108, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Aran Ediciones
Abstract
We report a rare case of a 68 aged male who presented with adrenal failure and was diagnosed of high grade large B-cell lymphoma primarily arising in the adrenal glands. The patient was administrated with additional chemotherapy but he passed away 7 months later due to infection in the lungs. Intravascular lymphoma should be suspected in patients with bilateral adrenal masses who present with rapidly progressive adrenal insufficiency.<br>Publicamos el caso poco frecuente de un varón de 68 años de edad que debutó con insuficiencia adrenal y fue diagnosticado de linfoma de alto grado de células B grandes ubicado principalmente en las glándulas suprarrenales. Al pa...
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free text keywords: Linfoma de células B, Enfermedad de Addison, Glándulas adrenales, B-cell lymphoma, Addison disease, Adrenal glands, Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology, RC799-869
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