Acute abdomen as the first presentation of a malignant lymphoma of the small intestine.

Abstract

Malignant small intestinal lymphoma is a quite rare disease that often has an atypical presentation with symptoms of abdominal pain, nausea and weight loss. However, as illustrated in the following cases, acute abdomen due to an intestinal perforation can be the first sign of malignant lymphoma.

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@article{Veenstra2014AcuteAA, title={Acute abdomen as the first presentation of a malignant lymphoma of the small intestine.}, author={Marleen Veenstra and Josephus Marinus Jacobus van Unen and Luc J. A. Strobbe}, journal={Acta chirurgica Belgica}, year={2014}, volume={114 3}, pages={209-11} }