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Intrauterine Lymphoma in A Developing Community

Volume 9 - Issue 3

Wilson IB Onuigbo1* and Godwin Ugbam2

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    • 1Departments of Pathology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
    • 2Departments of Pediatrics, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nigeria

    *Corresponding author: Wilson IB Onuigbo, Departments of Pathology University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu 400001, Nigeria

Received: September 24, 2018;   Published: September 27, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.09.001794

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Abstract

A combined group of doctors working in different hospitals speculated that Hodgkin’s disease is initiated by two events in fetal life. On the whole, pregnancy related factors, such as intra-uterine infection and factors associated with preterm labor, may be involved in lymphoma pathogenesis. Therefore, a Nigerian case is deemed to be reportable because the lesions, which appeared at birth, continued till the age of 1 year when the diagnosis was confirmed following surgical biopsy.

Keywords: Pregnancy; Child Birth; Lymphoma at Birth; Case Report

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