A case of lymphomatoid gastropathy: An indolent CD56-positive atypical gastric lymphoid proliferation, mimicking aggressive NK/T cell lymphomas.

@article{Tanaka2011ACO,
  title={A case of lymphomatoid gastropathy: An indolent CD56-positive atypical gastric lymphoid proliferation, mimicking aggressive NK/T cell lymphomas.},
  author={Tsutomu Tanaka and Nirmeen A Megahed and Katsuyoshi Takata and Naoko Asano and Yasumasa Niwa and Yoshiki Hirooka and Hidemi Goto},
  journal={Pathology, research and practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={207 12},
  pages={786-9}
}
Lymphomatoid gastropathy (LyGa) is a new evolving pathological entity that has been introduced recently. It is designated to describe CD56-positive atypical gastric lymphoid proliferation, mimicking NK/T cell lymphomas, that shows an indolent clinical course with spontaneous regression. We here present our experience with one new case diagnosed and treated in our hospital. An annual upper endoscopic check-up of a 50-year-old male with an unremarkable past history revealed a small reddish lesion… CONTINUE READING