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International Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer

, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 171–175 | Cite as

Metastatic adenocarcinoma of the colon and follicular lymphoma within the same lymph node

A case report and review of the literature
  • Monisha Bhanote
  • Mamta Choksi
  • Philip Cassar
  • Morris Edelman
  • Ralph DellaRatta
  • Harry Staszewski
Case Report

Abstract

Concomitant adenocarcinoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, both located in the intestinal tract, are unusual. We report a unique case of moderately differentiated of the cecum and a simultaneous follicular lymphoma, Grade 1, of the terminal ileum and regional lymph nodes in a 55-yr-old man. One lymph node was involved by both adenocarcinoma and follicular lymphoma. To our knowledge, this is the fifteenth reported case of concurrent adenocarcinoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the intestine, but this is the first case with involvement of follicular lymphoma and adenocarcinoma within the same lymph node.

Key Words

Adenocarcinoma concomitant cancer follicular lymphoma synchronous malignancies lymph node 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Monisha Bhanote
    • 6
  • Mamta Choksi
    • 1
  • Philip Cassar
    • 2
  • Morris Edelman
    • 6
  • Ralph DellaRatta
    • 3
  • Harry Staszewski
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Oncology/Hematology Division, Oncology/Hematology DivisionWinthrop University HospitalMineola
  2. 2.Department of Internal Medicine, Oncology/Hematology DivisionWinthrop University HospitalMineola
  3. 3.Department of Internal Medicine, Oncology/Hematology DivisionWinthrop University HospitalMineola
  4. 4.Department of Internal Medicine, Oncology/Hematology DivisionWinthrop University HospitalMineola
  5. 5.Department of MedicineSUNY at Stony BrookStony Brook
  6. 6.Department of PathologyWinthrop University HospitalMineola

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