Medical and Health Science Journal

  Previous Article | Back to Volume | Next Article
  Abstract | References | Citation | Download | Preview | Statistics
Volume 9
Issue 5
Online publication date 2011-11-05
Title Multiple Burkit's small bowel lymphoma complicated by acute intestinal obstruction (a clinical case report and review of publications)
Author Boyko Koroukov
Abstract
Small bowel lymphoma is a comparatively rare disease. Usually no typical nor explicit symptoms are determined during its course and the first manifestation can be noticed when a complication occurs. 
We report a case of a 40 year old man, operated on for acute obstruction of small bowel. Intraoperatively 17 tumor formations were found along the small bowel, d 3 to 5 cm, some of which had caused almost tight obstruction of the small bowel lumen. In addition, small bowel invagination was determined in 3 places. A subtotal resection of the small bowel was performed followed by a smooth postoperative period and then chemoterapy after the patient was discharged from the surgery.

Citation
References
Anderson, T, Chabner, BA, Young, RC et al., 1982. Cancer, Vol.50, pp.2699-707

Armitage, JO, Weisenburger, DD, 1998. “New approach to classifying non-Hodgkin's lymphomas: Clinical features of the major histologic subtypes, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Classification Project,” J Clin Oncol., Vol.16(8), pp.2780-95

The Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Classification Project, 1997. A clinical evaluation of the International Lymphoma Study Group classification of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, The Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Classification Project, Blood, Vol.89(11), pp.3909-18

Burkitt, D., 1958. “A sarcoma involving the jaws in african children,” British Journal of Surgery, Vol.46, pp.218-23

Dorman, RF. 1965. “Childhood lymphosarcoma in St. Louis, Missouri, clinically and histologically resembling Burkitt's tumor,” Cancer,Vol.18, pp.418-30

Gisselbrecht, C, Gaulard, P, Lepage, E. et al., 1998. “Prognostic significance of T-cell phenotype in aggressive non-Hodgkin's  lymphomas. Groupe d'Etudes des Lymphomes de l'Adulte (GELA),” Blood, Vol.92(1), pp.76-82

Harris, NL, Jaffe, ES, Stein, H. et al., 1994. “A revised European-American classification of lymphoid neoplasms: A proposal from the International Lymphoma Study Group,” Blood, Vol.84(5), pp.1361-92

Harris, NL, Jaffe, ES, Armitage, JO et al., 1999. “Lymphoma classification. From R.E.A.L. to W.H.O. and beyond,” Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology Updates, Vol.13(3), pp.1-14

Howdle, P., Jalal, P., Holmes, G., Houlston, R., 2003. “Primary small-bowel malignancy in the UK and its association with coeliac disease,” International Journal of Medicine, Vol.96(5), pp.345-53(9)

Levine, PH, Kamaraju, LS, Connelly, RR et al., 1982. “The American Burkitt's Lymphoma Registry-8 years experience,” Cancer, Vol.49, pp.1016-1022

Mutsuo, S., Eto, T., Tsunodo, T. et al., 1994. “Small bowel tumors: an analysis of tumor-like lesions, benign and malignant neoplasms,” European Journal of Surgical Oncology, Vol.20(1), pp.47-51

North, JH, Pack, MS, 2000. “Malignant tumors of the small intestine: A review of 144 cases,” Am Surg., Vol.66(1), pp.46-51

О'Conor, GT, Davies, JNP, 1960. “Malignant tumors in African children: With special reference to malignant lymphoma,” Journal of Pediatrics, Vol.56, pp.526-35

О'Conor, GT, 1961. “Malignant lymphoma in African children. II. A pathological entity,” Cancer, Vol.14, pp.270-83 

Pileri, SA, Milani, M., Fraternali-Orcioni, G. et al., 1998. “From the R.E.A.L. Classification to the upcoming WHO scheme: A step toward universal categorization of lymphoma entities?” Ann Oncol., Vol.(6), pp.607-12

Pittaluga, S., Bijnens, L., Teodorovic, I. et al., 1996. “Clinical analysis of 670 cases in two trials of the European Organization for the Research and Treatment of Cancer Lymphoma Cooperative Group subtyped according to the Revised European-American Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms: Acomparison with the Working Formulation,” Blood, Vol.87(10), pp.4358-67

Serour, F., Dona, G., Birkenfeld, S. et al., 1992. “Primary neoplasms of the small bowel,” Journal of Surgical Oncology, Vol.49(1), pp.29-34

Keywords Burkitt's lymphoma, small intestine, intussusception, obstruction
Pages 77-82
Download Full PDF Download
  Previous Article | Back to Volume | Next Article
Share
Search in articles
Statistics
Journal Published articles
MHSJ 940
Journal Hits
MHSJ 2562094
Journal Downloads
MHSJ 17477
Total users online -