A case of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the breast
Primary breast lymphoma (PBL) is considered a rare clinical entity forming about 0.4%-0.5% of all breast tumors.

In this report, published in the journal Radiology Case Reports, the authors have presented a case of PBL in a 56-year-old female complaining of a mass in the upper medial quadrant of the breast.

PBL suspicion of this case was made by breast radiology and the sure diagnosis was reached by the immunohistochemistry results; CD (cluster of differentiation) 20: was diffusely positive; Pan-CK (pan-cytokeratin): was diffusely negative in tumor cells.

Hence, the case was finally diagnosed as a primary breast a primary breast diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of lymphoma.

Key takeaways:-
- The management and outcome of PBL and carcinoma are totally different.

- Accurate diagnosis of PBL by true cut needle biopsy and immunocytochemistry is important to avoid unnecessary mastectomies.

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