Case Report

Primary Lymphoma of Bone Diagnosed Following Total Hip Replacement Arthroplasty for Suspected Osteoarthritis

Jooryung Huh, Dong Eun Song*
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Department of Pathology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
*Department of Pathology, Ewha Womans university School of Medicine, Korea.

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Published Online: Jun 30, 2008


We have presented a case of unsuspected PBL in a patient who underwent THRA for suspected osteoarthritis. Our findings emphasize the importance of pre- or intraoperative consultation in case of PBL and thorough pathologic examination of all specimens obtained during routine, elective orthopedic surgeries.