TITLE

MOLECULAR SUBTYPING OF GASTRIC MALT LYMPHOMAS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PROGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Du, M.-Q.; Atherton, J. C.
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Jun2006, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p886
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the presence of mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas in the stomach and its treatment. A low grade gastric MALT lymphoma appears as a diffuse spread of neoplastic cells from the marginal zone of lymphoid follicles. Histological diagnosis can be very difficult if lymphoid follicles are surrounded by diffusely infiltrating small lymphocytes. Approximately 60% of gastric lymphomas are high grade and are termed as diffuse large B cell lymphomas. Effective H pylon treatment can be very effective in achieving an early response. H pylon treatment is recommended in order to avoid the emergence of antibiotic resistant strains which can be hard to eradicate.
ACCESSION #
22212762

 

Related Articles

  • p16/INK4a gene methylation is a frequent finding in pulmonary MALT lymphomas at diagnosis. Takino, Hisashi; Okabe, Mitsukuni; Chunmei Li; Ohshima, Koichi; Yoshino, Tadashi; Nakamura, Shigeo; Ueda, Ryuzo; Eimoto, Tadaaki; Inagaki, Hiroshi // Modern Pathology;Sep2005, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p1187 

    p16/INK4a gene alterations have been associated with tumor progression in lymphoid malignancies. However, their significance in mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is unclear. We investigated p16 gene methylation and mutation in a large series of untreated cases of pulmonary MALT...

  • Gene expression analysis in aggressive NHL. Chan, W. C.; Huang, J. Z. // Annals of Hematology;Nov2001 Supplement 3, Vol. 80, pB38 

    The mRNA expression profile of a tumor reflects the unique genetic alterations present and is predictive of the clinical and biological characteristics of the tumor. Novel techniques have been developed to determine the global gene expression pattern of normal and neoplastic tissues. A cDNA...

  • An unusual case of Epstein–Barr virus driven lymphoproliferative disorder of the conjunctiva which mimicked a high grade lymphoma: a sheep in wolf’s clothing. M Powari // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Jul2009, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p656 

    Lymphoid proliferations represent 25–33% of acquired sub-epithelial conjunctival lesions which are excised or biopsied in patients over 15 years of age. These lesions are reported in association with Epstein–Barr virus (EBV). One such case of EBV associated spontaneously regressed...

  • Follicular Lymphoma with Monocytoid B-Cell Proliferation: Molecular Assessment of the Clonal Relationship between the Follicular and Monocytoid B-Cell Components. Robetorye, Ryan S.; Bohling, Sandra D.; Medeiros, L. Jeffrey; Elenitoba-Johnson, Kojo S. J. // Laboratory Investigation (00236837);Oct2000, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p1593 

    Although a number of studies have recognized that follicular lymphomas may be accompanied by a prominent proliferation of monocytoid B-cells, the clonal relationship between these components has not been adequately assessed. Using laser capture microdissection, we isolated the follicular and...

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound Fine Needle Aspiration in the Diagnosis of Lymphoma. Creemers, Koen; van der Heiden, Olaf; Los, Jan; van Esser, Joost; Newhall, David; Djamin, Remco S.; Aerts, Joachim G. // Journal of Oncology;2011, p1 

    In recent years, endoscopic ultrasound techniques with Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) have become an increasingly used diagnostic aid in the differentiation of mediastinal lymphadenopathy. Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and endoesophageal ultrasound (EUS) are now available for clinicians to reach...

  • Lymphopoiesis of the Oral Mucosa. TOTO, PATRICK D.; KWAN, HSUEH // Journal of Dental Research;Nov1962, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1414 

    The article discusses lymphopoiesis of the oral mucosa. The authors examine how diseases of the reticuloendothelial system affect the stroma of organs that are not in the system. Diseases in the oral mucosa, including leukemia cutis, malignant lymphomas, Kaposi's sarcoma, and benign cutaneous...

  • SELF ASSESSMENT ANSWERS: A woman with an abnormal mass in the thyroid gland.  // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Jun2001, Vol. 77 Issue 908, p419 

    Peak expiratory flow measurement would give an objective assessment of tracheal stenosis by demonstrating extrathoracic airways obstruction. Primary thyroid lymphoma is an uncommon disease representing 5% of all thyroid neoplasms and the majority are due to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Though it is...

  • Unusual presentation of sarcoidosis in a child. Krishnamoorthy, Gowri; Ray, Gautham; Agarwal, Indira; Kumar, Sathish // Rheumatology International;May2012, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p1453 

    Sarcoidosis is a chronic multisystemic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology. We report a 5-year-old boy with sarcoidosis who had an unusual presentation of membranous nephropathy and Budd-Chiari syndrome. These combinations of features have never reported in pediatric literature so far.

  • Tumour microenvironment: Losing your SPARC. McCarthy, Nicola // Nature Reviews Cancer;Jan2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p10 

    The article discusses the study which describes an autoimmunity involving B cell and T cell proliferation within secondary lymphoid organs (SLOs) such as the spleen and lymph nodes. The researchers have discovered that disruption of the extracellular matrix (ECM) in the spleen and lymph nodes...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics