Radiation therapy in a case of orbital lymphoma

Molinaro, M.A. (2008) Radiation therapy in a case of orbital lymphoma. Online Journal Of Health And Allied Sciences, 7 (2). ISSN 0972-5997

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Introduction: Orbital lymphoma is a rare presentation of extranodal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, accounting for less than 1% of the total. The role of radiotherapy in its management is well-established. This is a report of a case of orbital lymphoma Materials and Methods: Clinical records and pathologic material of a patient woman of 62 age treated with local radiotherapy for localized orbital lymphoma. Treatment consisted of 36 Gy in 1.8-Gy fractions of irradiation using 6-MV photons with complex treatment planning for retrobulbar lesions. Median follow-up was 18 months Results: Local control was 100%. Cataracts was not observed in 8 of the treated eyes. Conclusion: In this case, localized orbital MALT lymphoma was well controlled with radiotherapy

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Eye, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Orbit, Radiotherapy, Retrobulbar Lesions, Cataracts, Aged, Woman, MALT Lymphoma
Subjects:Eye Diseases > Eye Hemorrhage
Therapeutics > Radiotherapy
Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Site > Eye Neoplasms
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Hemorrhage
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Eye Diseases > Orbital Diseases > Retrobulbar Hemorrhage
Eye Diseases > Eye Neoplasms > Orbital Neoplasms
Persons > Age Groups > Adult
Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Histologic Type > Lymphoma
ID Code:3050
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:08 September 2008

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