Gastrointestinal lymphoma

P.G. Isaacson

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI:

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Gastrointestinal lymphoma

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Case History—An 85 yr old woman presenting with recent onset of abdominal swelling and back pain.

Primary gastrointestinal lymphoma, which is the commonest extranodal lymphoma and almost exclusively of non-Hodgkin’s type, is defined as lymphoma that has presented with the main bulk of disease in the gastrointestinal tract, with or without involvement of contiguous lymph nodes, and necessitating direction of treatment to that site....

Chapter.  3066 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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