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Abstract Title:

[Spontaneous regression of primary gastric EBV-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma].

Abstract Source:

Rinsho Ketsueki. 2019 ;60(11):1573-1576. PMID: 31839637

Abstract Author(s):

Mayumi Hatsuse, Daisuke Ide, Saori Matsui, Shin-Ichi Fuchida, Satoshi Murakami, Chihiro Shimazaki

Article Affiliation:

Mayumi Hatsuse

Abstract:

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in the elderly was revised from the category EBV-positive DLBCL not otherwise specified in WHO 2017. The prognosis of this lymphoma is very poor. We report a case of an 82-year-old woman diagnosed with gastric EBV-positive DLBCL (WHO 2008). Gastroduodenoscopy revealed multiple ulcers and fold thickening. She was followed-up without any treatment because of her old age. Repeat endoscopy one year and eight months later revealed a single ulcer with no lymphoma cells found in a biopsy specimen. Two years later, the lesion had spontaneously disappeared.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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