Coeliac disease and (extra)intestinal T-cell lymphomas: definition, diagnosis and treatment.

  title={Coeliac disease and (extra)intestinal T-cell lymphomas: definition, diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Jos W. R. Meijer and Chris Jacob Johan Mulder and M G Goerres and Henk Boot and Joachim J. Schweizer},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology. Supplement},
Intestinal lymphomas encompass those lymphomas with a dominant or only localized occurrence in the intestinal tract. Coeliac disease is highly associated with enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphomas (EATLs). Coeliac disease-related lymphomas can appear at nodal or extranodal sites. EATL is often multifocal with ulcerative lesions, which explains the high perforation rate at presentation or during chemotherapy. Staging includes ear-nose-throat examination and CT scan of the chest and abdomen… CONTINUE READING