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SERRA VALDES, Miguel Ángel; BORREGO MORENO, Yasniel  and  VIERA GARCIA, Marleny. Non-diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma. Case Presentation. Rev. Finlay [online]. 2019, vol.9, n.3, pp.226-231.  Epub Sep 02, 2019. ISSN 2221-2434.

Diffuse B-cell lymphoma is the most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults characterized by its aggressiveness and wide location. The first sign of its presence is a rapidly growing mass of lymph nodes. The case of a 64-year-old patient is presented, with a pathological history of arterial hypertension, ex-smoker, who was admitted because for 3 months she had increased volume of the left lateral region of the neck. Clinical studies, imaging, aspiration cytology, medullogram and spinal biopsy and lymph node biopsy allowed diagnosis and staging to begin treatment with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone plus the monoclonal antibody rituximab according to the protocol for these tumors. Two months after treatment, the reduction of ganglionic masses had been achieved. The case is presented because it is of interest to specialists and training personnel.

Keywords : lymphoma non-hodgkin; lymphoma large b-cell difuse; case reports.

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