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Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in Sjögren's syndrome: initial and follow-up imaging features.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12130459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: We describe five cases of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma in patients with Sjögren's syndrome with emphasis on the initial and follow-up imaging features.
CONCLUSION: In three patients, the lymphoma initially arose in the salivary gland, and in two patients, the ocular adnexa. Two patients received no treatment but did have close follow-up for 15 months and 2 years, respectively; no progression of the disease was observed. In the other three patients, although complete remission was achieved in the primary site, the disease spread to other mucosal sites during follow-up periods of 1, 3, and 9 years, respectively. Our findings show that MALT lymphoma in patients with Sjögren's syndrome tends to originate in the organs targeted by Sjögren's syndrome, and, despite the indolent nature of MALT, the lymphoma tends to spread to other mucosal sites during the follow-up period.
Authors:
Hisao Tonami; Munetaka Matoba; Hajime Yokota; Kotaro Higashi; Itaru Yamamoto; Susumu Sugai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  179     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2002 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-19     Completed Date:  2002-08-09     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Kanazawa Medical University, Daigaku 1-1, Uchinada, Kahoku, Ishikawa, 920-0293, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Eye Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis
Female
Humans
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*
Lymphoma, B-Cell, Marginal Zone / complications,  diagnosis*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Middle Aged
Salivary Gland Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*
Sjogren's Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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