Mantle cell lymphoma presenting with a tumor of the hard palate.


We report a 71-year-old man with a disseminated disease of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). He initially noticed instability of the maxillary denture due to swelling of the hard palate. Combined positron-emission tomography and computed tomography demonstrated a marked accumulation of fluorodeoxyglucose in the palate. A biopsy of the palatine tumor disclosed… (More)


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