Case Report
Volume 3 Issue 1 - 2020
Thiamin Therapy of Lymphoma
Benjamin Yuehtung Lee1* and Julia H Bai2
1Retired Research Physician from Biochemical Genetics/Pediatrics/Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
2Student of Master Program in the Department of Epidemiology, Texas University of A & M, College Station, TX, USA
*Corresponding Author: Benjamin Yuehtung Lee, Retired Research Physician from Biochemical Genetics/Pediatrics/Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Katy, TX, USA.
Received: November 25, 2019; Published: December 17, 2019




Abstract

A patient with typical NK/T lymphoma of nasal type was treated with parenteral thiamin 100 mg twice a day plus 1 ampule of vitamin B complex for 10 days. Nasal signs and fever greatly improved. Then thiamin increased as 200 mg twice daily for next 4 months. Nasal signs including fever disappeared, daily farming and driving restored, and lab test greatly improved. However, the patient erroneously believed to be well cured and discontinued parenteral vitamins for 3 months. Totally, the patient was getting free from signs and symptoms for 7 months. Nasal signs then returned and chemo- and radiotherapy were held, January 5-15, 2013. Within 2 months, oral palate entirely perforated. He became extremely powerless and confined to bed until his death, June 29, 2013.

Keywords: Baker’s Cyst; Lipoma; Lymphoma; Osteosarcoma; Submandibular Gland Cyst; Thiamin

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Citation: Benjamin Yuehtung Lee and Julia H Bai. “Thiamin Therapy of Lymphoma”. EC Clinical and Medical Case Reports 3.1 (2020): 01-07.

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