alexa Duodenal mantle cell lymphoma in a patient with advanced sigmoid adenocarcinoma.
Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology

Journal of Cytology & Histology

Author(s): Liao MT, Cheng MF, Chang WC, Wu YC, Lee HS,

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Abstract While colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly encountered gastrointestinal malignancies, primary lymphoma is an uncommon neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract. The duodenum is not a common location for the recurrence of colon cancer or of primary gastrointestinal lymphoma. Studies regarding mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) as a secondary synchronous or metachronous malignancy are limited. Here we report a patient who received concurrent chemoradiotherapy for his advanced sigmoid adenocarcinoma and developed MCL in the duodenal bulb 20 months later. Suspected lesions should be biopsied and examined for a secondary neoplasm, especially when they appear in an uncommon location for metastasis or direct invasion. This article was published in South Med J and referenced in Journal of Cytology & Histology

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