Extranodal Ocular Adnexal Marginal Zone Lymphoma in a Ten-Year-Old Child

Cetingul N., PALAMAR ONAY M., Hacikara S., Kamer S., Ozdemir H. H., ATASEVEN E., ...More

TURK OFTALMOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.50, no.1, pp.53-55, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tjo.galenos.2019.62592
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-55
  • Keywords: Conjunctiva, eye, lymphoma, marginal zone, ocular adnexal lymphoma, B-CELL LYMPHOMA, OUTCOMES, CANCER, MALT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


A 10-year-old girl was brought to the clinic with the complaint of a salmon-colored conjunctival lesion for 1 month. With the aid of histopathological evaluation and other tests, extranodal ocular adnexal marginal zone lymphoma was diagnosed. The patient was graded as T1bN0M0 according to AJCC and Stage 1 according to Ann Arbor classification. She was treated with external radiotherapy at 1.8 Gy/day for 17 days for a total dose of 36 Gy. She is in remission for 26 months and still being followed up.