Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 19, Issue 6–7, pp 474–476 | Cite as

Primary malignant lymphoma of the rectum

  • K. Hirakata
  • H. Nakata
  • T. Nakayama
  • Y. Kajiwara
  • Y. Kuroda
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Abstract

A rare case of a primary malignant lymphoma of the rectum in a 7 year old girl is presented. Although rectal polyps in children are usually benign juvenile polyps, a rare possibility of malignancy should be kept in mind. An adequate histological examination is essential.

Keywords

Public Health Lymphoma Histological Examination Rare Case Malignant Lymphoma 

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© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Hirakata
    • 1
  • H. Nakata
    • 1
  • T. Nakayama
    • 1
  • Y. Kajiwara
    • 2
  • Y. Kuroda
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Occupational and Environmental Health School of MedicineKitayushu-shiJapan
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Occupational and Environmental Health School of MedicineKitakyushu-shiJapan
  3. 3.Department of Surgery IUniversity of Occupational and Environmental Health School of MedicineKitakyushu-shiJapan

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