A case report on large bowel lymphoma

  • shree venkatesan doctor
Keywords: large bowel lymphoma, shree venkatesan, madras medical college


Large bowel (colorectal) lymphoma is a very rare tumor, accounting for <0.5% of primary colorectal malignancies, ~1.5% of all lymphomas, and ~15% of gastrointestinal lymphoma. The major site of extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma is the gastrointestinal tract.(stomach>small intestine >large intestine . The disease appears later in life, predominantly in the male population. Complaints are nonspecific, requiring a high index of suspicion in order to establish the diagnosis.treatment includes surgery/chemotherapy/radiotherapy or combination of all these three modalities.the aim of this paper is to report a rare case of primary colon lymphoma in a female patient.


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venkatesan, shree. (2022). A case report on large bowel lymphoma. Surgical Review: International Journal of Surgery, Trauma and Orthopedics, 8(1), 24-28. Retrieved from https://surgical.medresearch.in/index.php/ijoso/article/view/252
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