Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2013, Vol 29, Num, 2     (Pages: 143-145)

Microfilaria in Association with Adrenal Lymphoma Diagnosed on Cytology: An Extremely Rare Case Report

Sushila JAISWAL 1, Gyan CHAND 1, Hira LAL 1, Mukul VIJ 1, Rakesh PANDEY 1

1 Department of Pathology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, INDIA

DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2013.01166
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Filariasis is a common public health problem in Asian countries. In this report, the authors have described detection of microfilaria in the cytological specimen of adrenal lymphoma. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case in the literature where microfilaria was seen in an adrenal gland involved by lymphoma. The literature is briefly reviewed.

Keywords : Microfilaria, Adrenal, Lymphoma, Fine-needle biopsy