Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Nasal-Type Extranodal Natural Killer/T-Cell Lymphoma Mimicking Recurrent Sinusitis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Cheng-Fu Ni 1 , * and Liang-Kung Chen 2
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1 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
2 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: April 2017, 14 (2); e33054
  • Published Online: July 9, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: September 13, 2015
  • Revised: October 13, 2015
  • Accepted: November 3, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.33054

To Cite: Ni C, Chen L. Nasal-Type Extranodal Natural Killer/T-Cell Lymphoma Mimicking Recurrent Sinusitis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ; 14(2):e33054. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.33054.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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