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Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue: case report
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An event is serious (based on the ICH definition) when the patient outcome is:

  • * death

  • * life-threatening

  • * hospitalisation

  • * disability

  • * congenital anomaly

  • * other medically important event

A woman in her 30's [specific age at the time of reaction onset not stated] developed extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT lymphoma) during treatment with prednisone and tacrolimus [routes and time to reaction onset not stated].

In 2015, the woman reported for a surveillance colonoscopy. Her medical history included an autoimmune hepatitis treated with a liver transplant in 1997, prolonged iron deficiency anaemia and ulcerative colitis diagnosed in 2004. Her daily medications included prednisone 5mg/day and tacrolimus 5mg twice a day for anti-rejection immunosuppression, which coincidentally also controlled her ulcerative colitis. The surveillance colonoscopy was performed, which revealed mild erythema and friability in the rectum....


  1. Chaffin JM, et al. Persistent indolent pancolonic marginal zone lymphoma of MALT-type with plasmacytic differentiation - A rare post-transplant lymphoma?. Human Pathology: Case Reports 10: 74-78, Nov 2017. Available from: URL: - USAGoogle Scholar

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