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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2015, Article ID 518307, 4 pages
Case Report

Primary Lymphoma of Bone Presenting as Spindle Cell Neoplasm of the Vertebral Body: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Hematology-Oncology, Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine, 376 Birnie Avenue, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
2Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA

Received 20 December 2014; Accepted 5 April 2015

Academic Editor: Panayiotis Tsirigotis

Copyright © 2015 Mahakit Inklab 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.


Spindle cell variant of lymphoma is a very rare but known disease entity that can mimic a sarcoma. Diagnosis can be even more challenging if the only site of the disease is in the bone. We report a case of primary lymphoma of bone with spindle cell morphology which was successfully treated with a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy.