Small bowel lymphoma

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Increased wall thickness from tumoral infiltration in jejunal loops measuring about 10 cm in length and 18 mm in maximum thickness; accompanied by luminal dilatation. There are also surrounding fat stranding and numerous enlarged regional lymph nodes.
The prostate gland is enlarged. 
Degenerative changes as osteophytosis are seen at the lumbar spine.

Case Discussion

Focal tumoral infiltration of jejunal loops with aneurysmal dilatation; path proven lymphoma.
Small bowel lymphoma is one of the most common small bowel malignancies, accounting for ~25% of all primary small bowel malignancies, and ~40% of all primary gastrointestinal lymphomas.

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