A 60-year-old woman presented in February 2003 with an ulcer on the lesser curvature of the anglus. The endoscopic biopsy specimens showed epithelial signet-ring cell associated with lymphoid infiltration, suggesting a diagnosis of gastric cancer. Histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of low-grade B-cell lymphoma of MALT with epithelial signet-ring cell lymphoepithelial lesion, which was negative for H. pylori and t (11 ; 18) (q21 ; q21) translocation (API2-MALT1 gene). This case was treated with H. pylori eradication and additional radiation therapy, and the tumor was disappeared.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2006|
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