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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 69–72 | Cite as

Lymphoma simulating Crohn's colitis

  • Alva B. Weir
  • Man-Chiu Poon
  • Joseph F. Groarke
  • James A. Wilkerson
Case Report

Summary

A patient with lymphomatous colitis whose disease mimicked Crohn's colitis has been presented. The diagnosis was not made despite multiple endoscopic biopsies. Lymphomatous colitis may produce a clinical and colonoscopic picture similar to Crohn's colitis.

Keywords

Public Health Lymphoma Endoscopic Biopsy Multiple Endoscopic Biopsy 
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© Digestive Disease Systems, Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alva B. Weir
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Man-Chiu Poon
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Joseph F. Groarke
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • James A. Wilkerson
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of MedicineUniversity of Alabama in BirminghamBirmingham
  2. 2.Division of Gastroenterology, Department of MedicineUniversity of Alabama in BirminghamBirmingham
  3. 3.Department of PathologyUniversity of Alabama in BirminghamBirmingham
  4. 4.Hematology/Oncology Service (Department of Medicine) and Department of PathologyVeterans Administration HospitalBirmingham

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