Collision Tumor of Meningioma and Non Hodgkin Malignant Lymphoma of Cerebellum
|Havva Erdem1*, Kemal A Uzunlar1, Umran Yildirim1, AydÄ±n SAV2 and Murat Dosoglu3|
|1Department of Pathology, Duzce University of Medical Faculty, Turkey|
|2Department of Pathology, Acibadem Medical Center, Turkey|
|3Department of Neurosurgery, Duzce University, School of Medicine, Turkey|
|Corresponding Author :||Havva Erdem
Department of Pathology
Duzce University of Medical Faculty
Duzce, 81000, Turkey
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|Received February 06, 2012; Accepted May 29, 2012; Published May 31, 2012|
|Citation: Erdem H, Uzunlar KA, Yildirim U, SAV A, Dosoglu M (2012) Collision Tumor of Meningioma and Non Hodgkin Malignant Lymphoma of Cerebellum. Brain Disorders Ther 1:103. doi:10.4172/2168-975X.1000103|
|Copyright: © 2012 Erdem H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) constitutes a rare group of extranodal non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas (NHLs), primarily of B cell origin, the incidence of which, has markedly increased in the last three decades.
Immunodeficiency is the main risk factor, but the large majority of patients are immunocompetent.
This report presents the case of a 71-year-old woman with a collision tumor of primary malignant lymphoma and meningioma in the cerebellum.
Collision tumor of primary malignant lymphoma and meningioma have not been described in the literature. The morphological aspect is interesting with regard to the problem of collision tumors.