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IP Journal of Diagnostic Pathology and Oncology


Gastrointestinal lymphomas - A clinicopathological study in a tertiary care centre


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Author Details : Rajeswari T., Rajalakshmi V.*

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 274-280


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Abstract

Introduction: The aim of this study was to review the clinicopathological features of lymphomas of stomach and intestine, reported in a tertiary care hospital, for a period of two years. Among the total 454 reported cases of gastrointestinal malignancies, 60 cases were categorized as poorly differentiated neoplasms of stomach and intestine, were included in the study. Immunohistochemical analysis was done in all cases, by using carcinoembryonic antigen, CD 20, synaptophysin and chromogranin A. Results were analysed, in the total 60 cases of poorly differentiated malignancies, 12 cases were proved to be B – cell non-Hodgkins lymphomas with the stomach being the most common site.

Keywords: Gastrointestinal malignancies, Poorly differentiated neoplasms, Carcinoembryonic antigen, CD20, Poorly differentiated adenocarcinomas, Non-Hodgkins lymphomas.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-3706.2018.0056

How to cite : Rajeswari T., Rajalakshmi V., Gastrointestinal lymphomas - A clinicopathological study in a tertiary care centre. IP J Diagn Pathol Oncol 2018;3(4):274-280

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