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ISRN Hematology
Volume 2011, Article ID 617293, 3 pages
Case Report

Extranodal MALT Lymphoma of the Right Triceps Muscle following Influenza Vaccine Injection: A Rare Case with an Interesting Presentation

1Department of Radiation Oncology, H. Lee, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
2Departments of Medicine and Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA

Received 25 February 2011; Accepted 20 April 2011

Academic Editors: A. Pekrun, O. Reman, and B. Wachowicz

Copyright © 2011 S. M. Edwards-Bennett 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.


The study describes a case of a 67-year-old female who developed a Stage I E marginal zone lymphoma of the right triceps muscle 1 month after influenza vaccination at the same site. She was treated with single modality, involved field radiation therapy (IFRT) to 4000 cGy in 20 fractions with excellent response and no evidence of disease after one year followup.