B CELL LYMPHOMA MIMICKING RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, A CASE REPORT

Micaela Ana Cosatti, C N Pisoni, J L Altuve, C Llorent

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Non Hodking´s lymphoma (NHL) may involve bones but synovial involvement is uncommon. We describe a patient who presented with polyarthritis, sicca symptoms and rash suggestive of rheumatoid arthritis. An atypical skin rash prompted skin and synovial biopsies. A diagnosis of synovial and skin malignant large B-cell lymphoma anaplastic subtype was performed. Chemotherapy with dexamethasone, vincristine and rituximab was started. Following treatment the patient had complete resolution of cutaneous and articular lymphoma manifestations.


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polyartrithis; non hodking`s lymphoma; skin rash

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