MALT lymphoma of the appendix

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

History of treatment for gastric lymphoma several years before. Hypoechogenic mass in the lower right abdomen on ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
CT

Diffuse infiltration of the ileocaecal region and the appendix by neoplastic tissue. Central fluid inclusion (or necrosis) within the appendix. Enlarged node anterior to the inferior vena cava.

(Images provided by Dr. Karsten Rupp)

Case Discussion

Recurrent MALT lymphoma.

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Case information

rID: 20668
Case created: 5th Dec 2012
Last edited: 10th Oct 2015
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