Systemic Lymphoma Initially Presenting as an Esophageal Mass

Traube, Morris; Waldron, James A.; McCallum, Richard W.
November 1982
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1982, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p835
Academic Journal
Presents a case report of a man with lymphoma presenting as an esophageal mass without concomitant gastric disease. Part of the body considered to be the most common site for primary extranodal lymphoma; Body organs in which the disease is common; Circumstance in which an extraesophageal site of disease is usually identified.


Related Articles

  • Non -- Hodgkin's Lymphoma of Colon: An Unusual Presentation. Sajid Ahamed Mudhol; Sadhashivappa S. Bedar; Garag, Sushila P.; Faizal, Hammed N. // Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences;2010, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p88 

    Non Hodgkin's lymphomas are a diverse group of cancer which arises from lymphocytes. NHL of colon is rare and consequently extranodal lymphomas are poorly studied. The gastrointestinal tract is the predominant site of extranodal NHL. It accounts for about one third of all the primary extranodal NHL.

  • Analysis of differential therapeutic strategies for primary breast lymphoma: two case reports. Maria Evangelista; Maurizio Brunetti; Stefano Bussa; Raffaele Maritati; Luca Turrini; Silvia Taccogna; Anna Crescenzi; Francesco Angelini // Medical Oncology;Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p22 

    Abstract  Primary breast lymphoma (PBL) is a rare form of extranodal non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), whose own specific biological characteristics still need to be fully defined. No significant prognostic factor has been found and the optimal therapeutic strategy is uncertain....

  • Adult life after surviving lymphoma in childhood. Nicolas von der Weid // Supportive Care in Cancer;Apr2008, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p339 

    Abstract Introduction  Almost all pediatric lymphomas are malignant, high-grade tumors. The combined incidence of Hodgkin’s disease (HD) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) reaches 10 to 12 new cases a year per million children under the age of 16 years,...

  • Mantle cell lymphoma with partial involvement of the mantle zone: an early infiltration pattern of mantle cell lymphoma? Assia Bassarova; Anne Tierens; Grete Lauritzsen; Alexander Fosså; Jan Delabie // Virchows Archiv;Oct2008, Vol. 453 Issue 4, p407 

    Abstract  Most patients with mantle cell lymphoma present with a diffuse or nodular infiltration of the involved organs at diagnosis. We present two patients with a rare morphological variant, displaying a partial involvement of the mantle zone. Patient 1 presented with an enlarged...

  • Quality of Life in Lymphoma Patients. Beser, Nalan G.; Öz, Fatma // Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners;Fall2005, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p153 

    The purpose of this study was to determine the quality of life of lymphoma patients before chemotherapy and after the third round of chemotherapy. This study was conducted in an Oncology Clinic in Turkey between March 15, 2000, and March 31, 2001, with 80 lymphoma patients when they came to the...

  • Nutrients Contributing to One-Carbon Metabolism and Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Subtypes. Stella Koutros; Yawei Zhang; Yong Zhu; Susan T. Mayne; Sheila Hoar Zahm; Theodore R. Holford; Brian P. Leaderer; Peter Boyle; Tongzhang Zheng // American Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2008, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p287 

    Because little is known about the etiology of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), a heterogeneous disease, and because dietary factors are modifiable, the authors examined the associations between nutrients related to one-carbon metabolism and risk of NHL in a population-based case-control study of...

  • Lymphocyte-depleted classic Hodgkin lymphoma—a neglected entity? Amalia Levy; Martin Sacks // Virchows Archiv;Dec2008, Vol. 453 Issue 6, p611 

    Abstract  Changes in the definition of lymphocyte-depleted classic Hodgkin lymphoma (LDcHL) have recently led to reclassification of many cases as other pleomorphic lymphomas. We have set out to identify LD cases in our cohort of cHL patients and determine their clinical and biological...

  • Lymphoma Associated with Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinoma. Thurnherr, N.; Sherlock, P.; Winawer, S. J.; Katz, S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1974, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p28 

    Investigates cases of lymphoma with gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma. Background on the patients; Result of the x-rays of the gastrointestinal tract; Treatment of the patients;

  • Novel therapeutic agents for cutaneous T-Cell lymphoma. Jain, Salvia; Zain, Jasmine; O'Connor, Owen // Journal of Hematology & Oncology;2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p24 

    Abstract: Mycosis fungoides (MF) and Sezary Syndrome (SS) represent the most common subtypes of primary Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). Patients with advanced MF and SS have a poor prognosis leading to an interest in the development of new therapies with targeted mechanisms of action and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics