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Revista Cubana de Reumatología

versión On-line ISSN 1817-5996

Resumen

YAMBAY LATTA, Mónica Fabiola  y  SOLORZANO VELA, Jorge Stalin. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of tonsils in a patient with systemic lupus erythematous. Rev Cuba Reumatol [online]. 2019, vol.21, suppl.1, e71.  Epub 01-Dic-2019. ISSN 1817-5996.

Introduction:

rheumatic diseases increase the risk of the appearance of different comorbidities and inadequate health status in patients. Within these comorbidities the most dangerous, by the frequency that occur and by the final outcome of them are neoplastic diseases.

Objectives:

to socialize the clinical, laboratory and histopathological elements that allow clinical suspicion and the diagnosis of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in patients with rheumatic diseases.

Case report:

A 54-year-old female patient with a diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematous and secondary Sjogren’s syndrome who presented with clinical manifestations due to profuse nocturnal sweats, general condition, afternoon fever and cervical lymphadenopathy. He is diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the right amygdala.

Conclusions:

rheumatic diseases increase the risk of the appearance of neoplastic diseases. The periodic follow-up, the pharmacological adherence and the constant monitoring of general manifestations and elements of suspicion of malignant processes, are the fundamental actions that can be performed to prevent or early diagnosis the appearance of neoplastic affections in rheumatic patients.

Palabras clave : rheumatic disease; non-Hodgkin lymphoma; systemic lupus erythematous.

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