volume 40, issue 7, Pe211-e213 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.10.021
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Sebastian Scherfler, Kolja Freier, Robin Seeberger, Claire Bacon, Jürgen Hoffmann, Oliver C. Thiele

Abstract: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma represents about 5% of all malignant lesions of the head and neck. In this study we retrospectively evaluated clinical presentation, histological subtype and long-term prognosis of 42 patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma involving the craniofacial area. The mean age at diagnosis was 64 years. More than half of the patients presented with disseminated disease at multiple sites (55%, n=23). In 62% (n=26) the first manifestation was extranodal. The most common affected region was the oral c…

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