Case Report
Volume 12 Issue 2 - 2021
Primary Bone Lymphoma of the Patella, Rare Presentation of Primary Non-Germinal Center B Cell-Like Diffuse Large Cell B Cell Lymphoma, Case Report and Review of The Literature
Abdulmalik Al Mulla1, Reem Alrabeh2, Zahra Alkhunaizi2, Fouad AL Adel3 and Emad Al Absi1*
1Department of Orthopedics, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
2Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
3Medical Imaging Department, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Emad Al Absi, Department of Orthopedics, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Received: November 30, 2020; Published: January 30, 2021


Very few cases of primary bone lymphoma of the patella have been reported in the literature, we are presenting a young adult patient who presented with chronic knee pain that failed to resolve with medications and physical therapy for long time. Magnetic resonance imaging was done that showed abnormal infiltrative lesion which was biopsied and showed typical changes of bone lymphoma and subsequently had PET scan that showed a solitary involvement of the patella with no other lesions elsewhere in the body. Patient was started on chemotherapy and showed excellent clinical response.

Keyword: Bone Lymphoma; Patella


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Citation: Emad Al Absi., et al. “Primary Bone Lymphoma of the Patella, Rare Presentation of Primary Non-Germinal Center B Cell-Like Diffuse Large Cell B Cell Lymphoma, Case Report and Review of The Literature”.EC Orthopaedics 12.2 (2021): 62-66.

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