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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0036933015570528
  • Title of Journal : SCOTTISH MEDICAL JOURNAL

Abstract

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.