Issue N# 2 - 1999
ENT's manifestations during lymphomas
Authors : V. Koffi-Aka, J. C. Akon, M. Koné, A. Yotio, F. Ehouo (Abidjan)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol 1999;120,2:97-101
Article published in french
The purpose of this study was to collect ENT signs observed during lymphomas. The study was conducted in the unit of ENT at the CHU of Treichville, during 15 month from december 1995 to march 1997. Ten cas of lymphomas was enrolled with 6 Hodgkin's lymphomas, 3 acute leukemia and 1 Hodgkin's lymphoma. The diagnosis was based on biopsy and myologram. There is a wide spectrum and non specific clinical pictures. Pharynx is the common site particulary on the Waldeyer's ring. The diasease is common among young people, low socio-economical status. Fermale are predominant. Most patients died before specific treatment because of the late diagnosis.