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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 2010;27(2):150-154.
DOI:    Published online December 31, 2010.
A Case of Primary Rectal Colon Mucosa associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma.
Jun Suk Park, Byung Ik Jang, Jun Hyuk Choi, Kyeong Ok Kim, Min Geun Gu, Min Kyu Kang
1Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea.
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea.
The gastrointestinal tract(GI) is the most frequently involved site of mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. Stomach is the most common site of involvement among the GI tract. In some case of MALT lymphoma, it is detected in colon. Almost all diagnosis is established by pathological examination of the surgical or endoscopic specimens. We reported a case of rectal MALT lymphoma by colonoscopic polypectomy.
Key Words: MALT, Lymphoma, Rectum


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