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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 124-126

Primary intestinal hodgkin's lymphoma: An uncommon presentation


1 Department of CTVS (Cardiac pathology), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jamia Hamdard, India
2 Department of Pathology, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, India
3 Department of Pathology, National Institute of Pathology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Zeeba Shamim Jairajpuri
Department of Pathology, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2727.119866

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Primary intestinal lymphoma is a rare lymphoproliferative neoplasm of the small intestine. The primary nature is established on the basis of lack of evidence of lymphoma on chest X-ray, computerized tomographic scan, peripheral blood or bone marrow puncture. Tumor involvement is limited to the gastrointestinal tract, the criteria for inclusion are that the symptoms related to the small intestine are predominant or the only symptoms at the time of laparotomy. Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) primarily in the small intestine is a rare entity and an uncommon presentation of the disease. Ileum is the more common site of infliction than the jejunum because of its abundant lymphoid follicles. Here, we present a case of primary intestinal HL, in a 30-year-old male.


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