MALToma

MALToma

(mawlt-ōm'ă),
B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue.

MALToma

/MALT·oma/ (mawl-to´mah) a form of extranodal marginal zone lymphoma originating in mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue, particularly that of the gastrointestinal tract.

MALT·o·ma

(mawl-tō'mă)
B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue.
Synonym(s): extranodal marginal zone lymphoma.
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The terms low-grade MALToma and high-grade MALToma formerly were used to describe such lesions, but, as discussed above, the diagnosis of MALT lymphoma currently is restricted to a lymphoma composed principally of small lymphocytes and should not be used to classify large B-cell lymphomas, including those associated with a MALT component or arising in a MALT site.
Ayni hastada lenfoma, MALToma ve karsinoma birlikteliginin nadir gorulmesi nedeniyle, literatur bilgileri esliginde sunmayi uygun bulduk.
Anahtar sozcukler: Hodgkin lenfoma, MALToma, akciger kanseri
We want to present this case with literature reviews, as lymphoma, MALToma and carcinoma in the same patient is extremely rare.
Retired TV camera supervisor Chas was diagnosed eight years ago with maltoma, a rare form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that attacked his lungs.
Research has shown that maltoma responds well to surgery so, as part of my treatment, doctors removed two thirds of my right lung with the tumour.
Primary lymphoma of the salivary glands is rare and is classified as MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma, or MALToma.
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is the most common subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in this site, in contrast to ocular adnexal lymphoma in which MALToma (MALT lymphoma) is the most common subtype.
Diagnosisa Treatment Follow-up 1 T-cell Chemotherapy, XRT None 2 B-cell Chemotherapy, XRT Died 3 B-cell Chemotherapy None 4 B-cell Chemotherapy, XRT Living (44 mo) 5 MALToma Chemotherapy, XRT Died 6 B-cell Chemotherapy, XRT Died 7 B-cell Chemotherapy Died 8 B-cell Chemotherapy, XRT Died 9 B-cell XRT None 10 B-cell Chemotherapy, XRT Died 11 T-cell XRT Died 12 B-cell Chemotherapy, XRT Living (42 mo) 13 B-cell XRT Died 14 Precursor B-cell LL Chemotherapy, XRT Living (8 y) 15 T-cell Chemotherapy, XRT None 16 B-cell Chemotherapy, XRT Living (18 mo) Abbreviations: ALL, acute lymphoblastic leukemia; CNS, central nervous system; LL, lymphoblastic leukemia; MALToma, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma; XRT, radiation therapy.
Diagnosis (N = 118) SB TGGE T-cell neoplasms (n = 58) 58 54 CTCL (n = 11) PTCL (n = 40) LGL (n = 3) PLL (n = 2) PTLD (n = 2) B-cell neoplasms (n = 38) 0 1 CLL/SLL (n = 11) FL (n = 7) MCL (n = 2) MALToma (n = 4) LCL (n = 14) Reactive (n = 22) 0 0
SB column indicates TCR[Beta] gene rearrangement positivity as determined by Southern blotting using TCR[Beta] probe; TGGE, clonality as determined by polymerase chain reaction amplification of TCR[Gamma], region; CTCL, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, including mycosis fungoides; PTCL, peripheral T-cell lymphoma; LGL, large granular cell leukemia; PLL, prolymphocytic leukemia; PTLD, posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder; CLL/SLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma; FL, follicular lymphoma; MCL, mantle cell lymphoma; MALToma, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma; and LCL, large cell lymphoma.
6-8] Gloeckner et al[9] recently described a large cell lymphoma with a marginal zone growth pattern presenting as multiple colonic polyps, and Schmid et al[10] described 3 cases of colorectal MALTomas (2 low grade and 1 mixed low and high grade) presenting as solitary polyps.