MALT lymphoma of the appendix

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Diffuse infiltration of the ileocecal 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
Published: 5th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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