Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma of the duodenum with rapidly fatal course: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Kanaan2006InterdigitatingDC,
  title={Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma of the duodenum with rapidly fatal course: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Hassan D Kanaan and Jaudah Al-Maghrabi and Ayman Linjawi and Amira Al-Abbassi and Abdelghani Dandan and Abdul Razzaq Haider},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={130 2},
  pages={205-8}
}
Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma is an extremely rare malignancy derived from antigen-presenting cells. Dendritic cells constitute a heterogeneous group of cells, which includes Langerhans cells, dermal dendrocytes, follicular dendritic cells, and interdigitating dendritic cells present in lymphoid and nonlymphoid organs. We report the case of a 36-year-old woman who presented with epigastric pain, projectile vomiting, and significant weight loss. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showed a… CONTINUE READING

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