Primary Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma of Sigmoid Colon: A Rare Presentation
Journal Title: International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Reserach - Year 2014, Vol 2, Issue 5
Primary lymphoma of the colon is a rare tumor of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and comprises only 0.2-1.2% of all colonic malignancies. The most common variety of colonic lymphoma is NonHodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). The GI tract is the most frequently involved site, accounting for 30- 40% of all extra nodal lymphomas, approximately 4-20% of which are NHL. The stomach is the most common location of GI lymphomas, followed by the small intestine. We present a case report of 40 year old male presenting with progressive constipation since 6 month, investigation showed sigmoid growth. He underwent exploratory laparotomy and anterior resection with Colocolic anastomosis and diversion loop Ileostomy; correctly diagnosed as Non- Hodgkin lymphoma of sigmoid colon.
Authors and Affiliations
Prasad Bugalia, Anuradha Salvi, Dhananjay Saxena, Prashant Garg, Raj Kamal Jenaw, Rana Arun Singh, Jeevan Kankaria
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Prasad Bugalia, Anuradha Salvi, Dhananjay Saxena, Prashant Garg, Raj Kamal Jenaw, Rana Arun Singh, Jeevan Kankaria (2014). Primary Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma of Sigmoid Colon: A Rare Presentation. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Reserach, 2(5), -. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-31479