Primary extranodal lymphomas of stomach: clinical presentation, diagnostic pitfalls and management.

@article{Psyrri2008PrimaryEL,
  title={Primary extranodal lymphomas of stomach: clinical presentation, diagnostic pitfalls and management.},
  author={Amanda Psyrri and Sotirios Papageorgiou and Theofanis C. Economopoulos},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={1992-9}
}
Gastrointestinal lymphoma is the most common form of extranodal lymphoma, accounting for 30%-40% of cases. The most commonly involved site is the stomach (60%-75% of cases), followed by the small bowel, ileum, cecum, colon and rectum. The most common histological subtypes are diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT). Helicobacter pylori infection has been implicated in the pathogenesis of MALT gastric lymphoma, but… CONTINUE READING

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