Gastrointestinal lymphoma: sonographic findings in 54 patients.

@article{Goerg1990GastrointestinalLS,
  title={Gastrointestinal lymphoma: sonographic findings in 54 patients.},
  author={Christian Goerg and Wolf B. Schwerk and Konrad Goerg},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1990},
  volume={155 4},
  pages={
          795-8
        }
}
Between 1980 and 1990, 580 patients with known malignant lymphoma were referred for sonography for evaluation of abdominal masses as a part of the initial staging of the disease. In 54 patients, sonography showed different degrees of hypoechoic bowel wall thickening; gastrointestinal lymphoma was confirmed by histologic examination in all of these patients (non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 50, Hodgkin disease in four). Nineteen of the 54 patients had primary gastrointestinal lymphoma; the other 35 had… CONTINUE READING
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