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Primary gastrointestinal lymphoma

  • G. Gay
  • J. S. Delmotte

Abstract

Lymphomas account for 1%–4% of all primary gastrointestinal tumors. Primary gastrointestinal lymphoma is defined as a localized or regional intestinal lymphoma in a patient with no palpable lymph nodes, no radiographic evidence of mediastinal involvement and a normal peripheral blood smear. The small intestine, especially the ileum, is involved in 21% of cases, whereas the stomach is involved in 61%.

Keywords

Celiac Disease Palpable Lymph Node Push Enteroscopy Mediastinal Involvement Exophytic Mass 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1998

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  • G. Gay
  • J. S. Delmotte

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