[Primary malignant lymphoma in the appendix vermiformis].

Abstract

Primary gastrointestinal lymphoma (PGL) is a rare condition. A case story concerning a 17 year old boy is presented and discussed. The symptoms were fever and pain in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen, where a tender tumor was palpable. The tentative diagnosis was periappendicular abscess and the patient was treated with antibiotics. As the tumor… (More)

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