Spectrum of imaging findings of gastrointestinal lymphoma

Kiyohisa Hiraka, A. Ino, T. Utsunomiya, M. Ueda, M. Horinouchi, M. Komori, Daisuke Tsurumaru, K. Uchida, N. Harada, K. Yasumori, T. Muranaka, Y. Shimoda

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Abstract

Gastrointestinal lymphoma is the most frequently occurring extranodal lymphoma, and has a wide variety of imaging findings. Precise diagnosis of gastrointestinal lymphoma represents a distinct advantage when planning its therapy. In this article, we illustrate the radiologic and endoscopic appearances of gastrointestinal lymphoma in the esophagus,stomach, duodenum, small bowel, and large bowel. FDG-PET (/ CT) and CT provide a better overall assessment of the disease stage, and both by contrast radiography and by endoscopy, the characteristic findings of gastrointestinal lymphoma (eg, submucosal infiltration, preserved flexibility) are often clearly demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)611-623
Number of pages13
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Volume57
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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