gastric lymphoma


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gastric lymphoma

Oncology A diffuse lymphoma composed of monotonous mature or atypical lymphocytes, or of large lymphocytes Etiology GL, especially MALT lymphoma, is linked to H pylori infection; other causes of GL are speculative Clinical Epigastric pain, N&V, tarry stool, ↓ appetite, abdominal mass Prognosis 5/10-yr survivals–57%/46%, respectively. Note Histologic type, clinical stage, mode of therapy have little prognostic value. See Lymphoma, MALT lymphoma.
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pylori infections and their close link with gastric cancer, gastric lymphoma, duodenal and gastric ulceration, give impetus to the H.
Primary gastric lymphoma is confined to the stomach and regional lymph nodes.
1) In addition, there are case reports which indicate that FMF can occur alongside gastric lymphoma, bronchoalveolar carcinoma, malignant peritoneal mesothelioma, and carcinoid tumors of the small intestine, (2) no connection has been established between colon cancer and FMF.
A strong association has been established between colonization of the gastric mucosa by H pylori and various benign and malignant gastroduodenal diseases, including chronic active gastritis, gastric ulceration, duodenal ulcer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and gastric lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT).
Significant associations also were noted between the development of colonic adenoma and the following other types of gastric histopathology: intestinal metaplasia, gastric adenoma, gastric cancer, and gastric lymphoma.
In a recent German multicenter study of 398 cases of gastric lymphoma, 59.
Central nervous system involvement at the time of diagnosis is not uncommon, but there are no published reports of primary gastric lymphoma involving cavernous sinus (CS) during treatment (3), (4).
Helicobacter pylori is now well known as a gram negative bacteria that plays a role in the pathogenesis of peptic ulcers, gastritis, primary B cell gastric lymphoma and adenocarcinoma of the stomach.
Helicobacter pylori is believed to cause a spectrum of diseases in humans, including gastritis, ulcer disease (gastric and duodenal), gastric cancer and gastric lymphoma.
To the Editor: Helicobacter pylori is the main cause of peptic ulceration, distal gastric adenocarcinoma, and gastric lymphoma.
The latter finding, albeit limited by the small number of patients with gastric lymphoma in our patient cohort, has not been described to date.
pylori is strongly associated with gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastric carcinoma and gastric lymphoma.