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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 126-127

Primary central nervous system lymphoma involving entire ventricular system

1 Department of Neurosurgery, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Pathology, Patho Care and Research Centre, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Dr. Hemant Kumar
Department of Neurosurgery, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_94_16

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Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is a rare tumor that accounts for <1%–4% of primary CNS tumor.[1] PCNSLs are class of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas which are primarily of diffuse large B-cell origin (90%), with remaining being T-cell lymphoma (10%). Author report a rare case of PCNSL presenting as an intracranial mass involving the entire ventricular system, in an immunocompetent 36-year-old male with severe headache, decreased vision, and unsteady gait. The diagnosis was obtained by histopathological and subsequent immunohistochemistry.

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