Volume 18, Issue 63 (Mar 2008)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2008, 18(63): 100-104 | Back to browse issues page

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Taghvaee T, Sotodeh M, Emadi S. A case report: intestinal T-Cell lymphoma. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2008; 18 (63) :100-104
URL: http://jmums.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-449-en.html
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In this study a 31 y/o woman who was housewife, came from Mazandaran and lived in Behshahr is presented. Patient's complaints were diarrhea, bloating, abdominal pain and weight loss. Abdominal radiography showed loop dilatation. In primary Para clinic assessments she had Alb: 2.8, Ca: 6.4, P: 2.3 and PTH: 201. Considering malabsorption in early evaluation, upper endoscopy was done. Intestinal folds were disappeared in second and third part of duodenum in endoscopic view and duodenal biopsy was done. Then pathological assessment revealed a large accumulation of intraepithelial lymphocytes and obvious villus atrophy that was accordant to celiac sprue. She was advised to be on gluten free diet. After about 1 month, She was referred because of sever lower extremities edema. Serum albumin was checked that was 2. Enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes were detected in sonography. Considering non- responding treatment, IHC staining of intestinal biopsy was performed with celiac sprue complication suspicion. Therefore the patient was referred to chemotherapy center with the diagnosis of T-cell lymphoma following celiac sprue. She was spent 6 course chemotherapy with CHOP regimen and radiotherapy.
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