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Primary gastric lymphoma. A survey of 7 cases.

Authors
  • Jarczok, K
  • Luciak, M
  • Kardaszewicz, S
  • Huzarski, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Folia haematologica (Leipzig, Germany : 1928)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1987
Volume
114
Issue
5
Pages
604–609
Identifiers
PMID: 2448198
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Clinical characteristics and response to therapy of 7 patients with primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the stomach and 1 patient with double malignancy are analysed. All patients but one were gastrectomized and subjected to the chemotherapy (COP, CHOP or leukeran + prednison) programme. In 3 patients (2 with lymphocytic lymphoma and 1 with lymphoplasmocytic lymphoma) no recurrence occurred in the course of the observation time ranging from 18 to 20 months. In one patient with centrocytic lymphoma extra-abdominal recurrence was successfully treated with leukeran + prednison. 4 patients (2 with immunoblastic lymphoma and 1 with lymphoplasmocytic lymphoma) with abdominal or extra-abdominal recurrence died after a period ranging from 4 to 29 months despite more aggressive therapy with CHOP programme. Opinions concerning pathogenesis and treatment strategy of those lymphomas are presented too.

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