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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 326127, 4 pages
Case Report

Lymphoma of the Cervix

1Department of Surgery, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida MSD 2090, Malta
2Department of Pathology, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida MSD 2090, Malta
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida MSD 2090, Malta

Received 19 July 2012; Accepted 16 September 2012

Academic Editors: D. J. Allsup, M. Gentile, M.-C. Kyrtsonis, and R. Lowenthal

Copyright © 2012 Juanita Parnis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Primary non-Hodgkins lymphoma of the uterine cervix is a very rare diagnosis. A 54-year-old woman presented with a 3-month history of postmenopausal bleeding per vaginum. On examination, a friable, fungating lesion was seen on the cervix. Histology revealed a CD 20 positive high-grade non-Hodgkin’s diffuse large B cell lymphoma from cervical biopsies and endometrial curettage. She was diagnosed as stage IE after workup and subsequently treated with six cycles of R-CHOP chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy of the involved field.