Rectal Lymphoma: Report of a Rare Case and Review of Literature


Colorectal lymphoma is an extremely rare disease, representing less than 0.5% of all primary colorectal neoplasms. The disease is usually diagnosed in the advanced stages because of its primary non-specific symptoms. The most common involved site is cecum followed by rectum and ascending colon. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is a more frequent subtype. Although surgical resection is often technically feasible, optimal therapy for a colorectal lymphoma, especially rectal lymphoma, has not yet been identified. The authors describe a patient with the primary rectal lymphoma, high-grade features and complete response to chemotherapy.

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Vahedian Ardakani J, Rashidian N, Adman AA, Keramati MR. Rectal Lymphoma: Report of a Rare Case and Review of Literature. Acta Med Iran. 1;52(10):791-794.