ISSN 2490-3329 (Print)
ISSN 2303-7954 (Online)

Volume 50, Issue 1, Article 7

Lazarević et al. Scr Med 2019;50(1):54-5.

CASE REPORT

Primary Cardiac Hodgkin Lymphoma – Case Report

Sandra Lazarević ¹,², Boris Prodanović ²,³, Aleksandar Lazarević2,4, Dragana Stamatović5

Clinical Center of Republic of Srpska, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(1) Faculty of Medicine, University of Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(2) Institute for Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation „Dr Miroslav Zotovic“, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(3) Clinic of Internal Iedicine "Cardio", Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(4) Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia

Correspondence: BORIS PRODANOVIĆ, E: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

DOI:10.5937/scriptamed50-21384

616.12-008.315-083.98
COBISS.RS-ID 8263960

 

ABSTRACT
Primary cardiac tumors are rare, with an incidence of 0,056%. The most of primary cardiac tumors are benign tumors, only 10% are malignant, and 1% from malignant tumors are primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL). From the clinical standpoint, PCL is a non-Hodgkin lymphoma presenting as cardiac disease in rightsided chambers in elderly population. It has been presented young man with Hodgkin PCL, that has been successfully treated with transplantation of the hematopoietic stem cells, leading to stable remission of the disease that has been maintained for 12 years. 

Key words: primary cardiac lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, transplantation, stem cell.


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