A primary esophageal MALT lymphoma patient with Helicobacter pylori infection achieved complete remission after H. pylori eradication without anti-lymphoma treatment

@inproceedings{Moriya2017APE,
  title={A primary esophageal MALT lymphoma patient with Helicobacter pylori infection achieved complete remission after H. pylori eradication without anti-lymphoma treatment},
  author={Keiichi Moriya and Hideto Tamura and Kyoko Nakamura and Masaru Hosone and Koiti Inokuchi},
  booktitle={Leukemia research reports},
  year={2017}
}
Primary esophageal lymphoma is an extremely rare disease. We report a 76-year-old woman with esophageal lymphoma who achieved remission after Helicobacter pylori (HP) eradication. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) revealed a mass in the lower esophagus, and she was diagnosed with stage IE mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. She rejected any anti-lymphoma treatment except for HP eradication. Follow-up EGD demonstrated the disappearance of the esophageal MALT lymphoma 2 months after… CONTINUE READING
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