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Gastric lymphoma in an 11-year-old boy: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8232084     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A child with prolonged abdominal symptoms was shown to have a concomitant gastric non-Hodgkin lymphoma and gastritis caused by Helicobacter pylori infection. After a course of antibiotics and 6 months of chemotherapy, the patient is disease free. The relationship of the microbial infection and tumor development is discussed. The case supports a hypothesis that local H. pylori infection may be a predisposing factor for gastric lymphoma.
Authors:
P Ashorn; P L Lähde; T Ruuska; A Mäkipernaa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical and pediatric oncology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0098-1532     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Pediatr. Oncol.     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-17     Completed Date:  1993-12-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506654     Medline TA:  Med Pediatr Oncol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  66-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatrics, Tampere University Hospital, Finland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Gastritis / complications,  microbiology
Helicobacter Infections / complications*
Helicobacter pylori*
Humans
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin / microbiology*
Male
Stomach Neoplasms / microbiology*

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