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CASE REPORT
Ureteric lymphoma as a rare cause of right lower ureteric obstruction
  1. Jayaram Sreenivas1,
  2. Ashwin Mallya1,
  3. Vilvapathy Senguttuvan Karthikeyan1,
  4. Usha Amirtham2
  1. 1Department of Urology, Institute of Nephro Urology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  2. 2Department of Pathology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vilvapathy Senguttuvan Karthikeyan, sengkarthik{at}yahoo.co.in

Summary

Primary lymphoid neoplasms of the urinary tract are exceedingly rare, with only 21 cases being reported and comprising less than 5% of all primary extranodal lymphomas. We report a case of a 45-year-old man who presented with right flank pain and weight loss, and who was found to have a stricture in the right lower ureter causing ureteral obstruction. Histopathology revealed lower ureteric non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which, on further evaluation, was found to be isolated ureteric lymphoma. The patient was doing well after six cycles of R-CHOP chemotherapy. This case is being reported as a rare cause of distal ureteric obstruction.

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