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Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of MALT involving the lungs, the stomach, and the colon.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16959369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of MALT, previously known as MALT lymphoma, is a low grade B-cell Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Its most frequent locations are the gastrointestinal tract and the lungs while that of the colon is rare. Involvement of multiple mucosal sites is not a frequent finding but it does occur. We describe a case of a 70-year-old man who presented with extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of MALT involving three different sites: the lungs, the stomach, and the colon.
Mirna D Fares; Ossama M Abbas; Ghassan W Jamaleddine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-09-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands)     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0169-5002     ISO Abbreviation:  Lung Cancer     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-05     Completed Date:  2007-02-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800805     Medline TA:  Lung Cancer     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  427-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
American University of Beirut Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Cairo St., Hamra, P.O. Box 11-0236, Beirut, Lebanon.
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MeSH Terms
Colonic Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography
Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography
Lymph Nodes / pathology,  radiography
Lymphoma, B-Cell, Marginal Zone / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography
Stomach Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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