International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine | India | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023


Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma of Head of Humerus in HIV Patient - A Rare Case

Dr. Ashwin Pund [3] | Dr. Swapnil Sapre [3]


Abstract: Non Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of malignancy that generally develops in the lymph nodes and lymphatic tissue found in the organs such as stomach, intestines or skin. In some cases it may involve bone marrow and blood. It is considered as AIDS defining illness with more propensity to involve central nervous system, gastrointestinal system. We report a case of young male with HIV infection presented with swelling of right shoulder later diagnosed with non hodgkin's lymphoma of head of humerus. Non hodgkin's lymphoma of head of humerus is rare finding; with its early diagnosis and prompt treatment can help in identifying and limiting progression of HIV infection.


Keywords: Non Hodgkins Lymphoma, head of the humerus, HIV patient


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,


Pages: 717 - 719


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