Journal article

Colonic mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue in a renal transplant recipient: a case report.

Kylie Martin, Andrew Taylor, Constantine Tam, Prue Hill, David Machet, David Goodman

Journal of Medical Case Reports | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Extra-gastric (particularly colonic) lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue in the immunosuppressed solid organ transplant recipient is rare. We report a case of low-volume mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma with colonic and bone marrow involvement in a renal transplant recipient that has been managed conservatively. CASE PRESENTATION: A 62-year-old Caucasian man, 14 years after kidney transplantation, was diagnosed as having extra-nodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue with bone marrow and colonic involvement, after a colonoscopy identified mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in a sessile sigmoid polyp following surveillance fecal..

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