A rare case of peristomal cutaneous B cell lymphoma

A rare case of peristomal cutaneous B cell lymphoma Int J Colorectal Dis (2017) 32:1365–1366 DOI 10.1007/s00384-017-2841-5 LETTER TO THE EDITOR 1 1 1 1 James W.T. Toh & Karen Shedden & Nimalan Pathma-Nathan & Grahame Ctercteko & 1 1 Toufic El Khoury & Fiona Gaveghan Accepted: 12 June 2017 /Published online: 14 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Dear Editor, cellulitis, necrosis or pustules and the patient did not have any Peristomal malignancies are rare and difficult to diagnose. septic complications. In the existing literature, there have only been two cases While biopsies are not essential in making the diag- of peristomal cutaneous lymphoma reported, with only a nosis of PPG or contact dermatitis (as results of biopsies are usually non-specific), a biopsy was performed to ver- handful of cases of lymphomas arising from the ileostomy mucosa itself. Due to its rarity, diagnosis is difficult as it ify the diagnosis as the appearance of the peristomal mimicks other conditions, and there is no evidence base changes in this case was unusual. Unexpectedly, the bi- for its management. In this case, we present an unusual opsy revealed that the patient had peristomal B cell case of peristomal B cell lymphoma detected four decades lymphoma. after initial surgery. He http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Colorectal Disease Springer Journals

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Medicine & Public Health; Surgery; Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology; Hepatology; Proctology
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