Pelvic Lymphoma

Occasionally a gynecologist performing a thorough ultrasound examination of the female pelvis will come across unusual findings. In the following case a non-hodgkin Lymphoma was misinterpreted as an incidental ovarian tumor in a postmenopausal patient.

A non-hodgkin lymphoma in a postmenopausal patient presenting no particular symptoms.
Laparoscopic image of the left pelvic side wall as the grasper displaces the left IP ligament. The left ovary is normal. L: retroperitoneal non-hodgkin lymphoma seen transperitoneally, O: left ovary, S: left Salpinx.

After biopsy confirmed the diagnosis, chemotherapy was initiated.

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