Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma of Stomach with Scattered Reed Sternberg Resembling Cells

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Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma of Stomach with Scattered Reed Sternberg Resembling Cells

Anwar Ul Haque*, Yusf Al-Gindan**, Mona Hassan Ismail**
* Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad.
** Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences King Faisal
University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Introduction
A case of Peripheral T Cell Lymphomas
(PTCL) of stomach presenting as a primary gastric
neoplasm is presented. The morphology of this rare
primary gastric malignancy is very characteristic and
the response to the treatment is excellent. As the tumor
contains Reed Sternberg resembling cells, it must be
distinguished from primary gastric Hodgkin’s disease,
which is much rarer.

         

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