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Mantle Cell Lymphoma: A Rare Vallecular Tumour [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2020; 35(1): 67-70 | DOI: 10.5222/MMJ.2020.22208  

Mantle Cell Lymphoma: A Rare Vallecular Tumour

Renhui Lo1, Sakinah Mohamad1, Madhusudhan Krishnamoorthy1, Irfan Mohamad1, Sarah Zulkarnain2, Faezahtul Arbaeyah Hussain2
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
2Department of Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Vallecular lymphoma is an extremely rare tumour of oropharynx. We report a case of 61-year-old gentleman presented with severe dysphagia and globus sensation for two months. Patient underwent endoscopic transoral tumour debulking for diagnostic and therapeutic purpose. Histopathologically, patient was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). Atypical presentation of the disease, histopathological features and its current treatments are discussed.

Keywords: Mantle Cell Lymphoma, Oropharynx tumour, Vallecular


Renhui Lo, Sakinah Mohamad, Madhusudhan Krishnamoorthy, Irfan Mohamad, Sarah Zulkarnain, Faezahtul Arbaeyah Hussain. Mantle Cell Lymphoma: A Rare Vallecular Tumour. Medeniyet Med J. 2020; 35(1): 67-70

Corresponding Author: Sakinah Mohamad, Malaysia


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