Primary lymphoma of the esophagus in a chronically immunosuppressed patient with hepatitis C infection: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Golioto2001PrimaryLO,
  title={Primary lymphoma of the esophagus in a chronically immunosuppressed patient with hepatitis C infection: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Michael Golioto and Kevin J. McGrath},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={321 3},
  pages={
          203-5
        }
}
Adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma account for the vast majority of esophageal malignancies. Other malignancies that can involve the esophagus include melanoma, sarcoma, and lymphoma. Gastrointestinal involvement with lymphoma has a variable incidence, as reported in the literature. However, primary involvement, as defined by Dawson, is extremely rare. Lymphoma has been linked to immunosuppressive conditions (such as AIDS), medications, and transplantation. We present what we believe to… CONTINUE READING