International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022


A Rare Case of Ileal Mucosa associated Lymphoid Tissue-MALT Lymphoma

Uma Devi M | Ramesh Kumar B | Dinesh Kumar Reddy D | Susheel Bhattad | Jagveer Singh | Umadevi M [2]


Abstract: Background: Mucosa associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT) Lymphoma is a subtype of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma, comprising 8%. The majority of the lymphomas within the gastrointestinal tract involve the stomach 60-75%. Primary ileal MALT lymphoma is rare, and has not been associated with a specific infectious disease. We report a case of Ileal MALT lymphoma in a Female which is presenting as sub acute Intestinal Obstruction. On colonoscopy, there is an Ulcerated non circumferential Exophytic Growth protruding from IC valve, blocking the lumen of ascending Colon. CECT revealed heterogeneously enhancing Irregular Circumferential Lesion involving terminal Ileum measuring 5.3cms with wall thickness of 1.5 cms, with external Iliac Lymph nodes. Biopsy demonstrated Low Grade B cell Lymphoma and was confirmed, as MALT Lymphoma on IHC. Chemotherapy started. Patient Partly responded to Chemotherapy at 2months and was on follow up.


Keywords: GI tract, MALT Lymphoma, Small Intestine Ileum, Immune Histochemistry, IHC


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,


Pages: 1157 - 1160


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