Thyroid lymphoma

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Thyroid lymphoma

A rare primary organ-specific lymphoma characterized by primary origin in the thyroid gland sometimes involving cervical lymph nodes and infrequently more distant sites. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is most common followed by MALT lymphoma and follicular lymphoma. More rare types include T-cell lymphomas Burkitt lymphoma or classic Hodgkin lymphoma. The condition is usually associated with Hashimoto thyroiditis. Patients typically present with a mass in the thyroid with or without cervical lymphadenopathy. Hoarseness and dyspnea may occur while constitutional symptoms are rare. Prognosis is favorable for patients with localized tumors.

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