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Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology


Unusual presentation of Gastric marginal-zone lymphoma in a young HIV positive patient-a case report with review of literature


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Author Details : Nabanita Das, Jaya Mishra, Arup Jyoti Baruah, Ranendra Hajong

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 120-123


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Abstract

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is the second most common malignancy in HIV-infected patients.[1] The proportion of extra nodal lymphoma is higher in these patients and gastrointestinal tract is the most common site. Gastrointestinal lymphoma in HIV-positive affects younger patients with male predilection, shows preferential involvement of distal gastrointestinal tract, and is more often high grade with Epstein Barr virus positivity. This report presents a rare presentation of Epstein - Barr virus negative Gastric marginal zone lymphoma presenting as an ulcero-proliferative growth in a HIV-positive female.

Key words: gastric, marginal zone lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin’s

How to cite : Das N, Mishra J, Baruah A J, Hajong R, Unusual presentation of Gastric marginal-zone lymphoma in a young HIV positive patient-a case report with review of literature. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2016;3(1):120-123

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