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Small bowel (small intestine)


Diffuse large B cell lymphoma

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 December 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Rare lymphoma subtype in intestine - intestinal lymphomas are usually MALT-type
● Cases may have MALT or non-MALT origin

Prognostic factors

● Diffusely dense BCL6 expression (suggest germinal center B cell origin aod favorable prognosis, Am J Surg Pathol 2003;27:790)
● CD10+ tumors suggest favorable prognosis (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2002;126:956)
● Perforation is associated with a poorer prognosis (Histopathology 2008;53:432)

Case reports

● 69 year old Japanese woman with simultaneous gastric MALT lymphoma and ileal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2012;5:260)

Micro images

Various images

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