Pericardial, pleural and peritoneal involvement in a patient with primary gastric mantle cell lymphoma

Keklik M., Yildirim A., Keklik E., Ertan S., DENİZ K., Ozturk F., ...More

SCOTTISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.60, no.2, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0036933015570528
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Primary gastric mantle cell lymphoma is a rare form of gastointestinal tumour. Although peritoneal carcinomatosis accompanied by malignant ascites is relatively common, mantle cell lymphoma presenting with ascites is rare. Also, effusions involving pericardial and pleural cavities are uncommon during the course of lymphomas. We report the first case in which pericardial, pleural and peritoneal effusion of a primary gastric mantle cell lymphoma.