Primary lymphoma of the pericardium: report on a "cured" case and review of the literature.

@article{Pavlidis1994PrimaryLO,
  title={Primary lymphoma of the pericardium: report on a "cured" case and review of the literature.},
  author={Nicholas Pavlidis and Moses C Elisaf and Mary P Bai and Christos Tolis and Christos Papadimitriou},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={287-91}
}
This report describes a 62-year-old man with a primary diffuse, immunohistochemically proven B-cell lymphoma of large non-cleaved cell (centroblastic) type of the pericardium. The patient responded completely to systemic chemotherapy and remains free of disease 30 months after diagnosis. The use of non-cardiotoxic drugs in divided doses as initial treatment is emphasized. In addition, the authors reviewed the literature of the last decade regarding the management and outcome of patients with… CONTINUE READING