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Primary Colonic Lymphoma

Abstract

Primary colonic lymphoma is a rare large bowel malignancy usually found in the cecum or rectosigmoid junction. Because of its non-specific symptoms, patients often present with advanced disease requiring surgical intervention. Nevertheless, resection followed by chemotherapy appears to offer the best prognosis.

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Dr. Roy P. Won and Dr. Matthew Y.C. Lin were responsible for acquisition, analysis, interpretation of data, and drafting the manuscript. Dr. Jennifer L. Williams was involved in acquisition, analysis, interpretation of data, and revision of the manuscript. As senior author, Dr. Beverley A. Petrie was involved in all aspects including design, acquisition, analysis, interpretation, and revision of the manuscript.

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Won, R.P., Lin, M.Y.C., Williams, J.L. et al. Primary Colonic Lymphoma. J Gastrointest Surg 22, 361–362 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-017-3472-4

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Keywords

  • Lymphoma
  • Colon
  • Malignancy
  • Primary