[Skip to Content]
Sign In
Individual Sign In
Create an Account
Institutional Sign In
OpenAthens Shibboleth
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
March 1979

Gastric Lymphoma vs AdenocarcinomaA Diagnostic Problem

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

Arch Surg. 1979;114(3):305-306. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1979.01370270075013
Abstract

• The prevalence of gastric lymphoma is increasing relative to gastric carcinoma. The differentiation between these two diagnoses can be difficult, but it is important from the standpoint of treatment and prognosis. These case reports illustrate that the results of gastroscopy, biopsy, and cytology may be misleading. If there is any question at the time of exploration, a biopsy and frozen section should be obtained before proceeding further or before closing the abdomen without resection. The pathologic diagnosis will determine the operation and postoperative treatment to be carried out.

(Arch Surg 114:305-306, 1979)

References
1.
Kline TS, Goldstein F:  The role of cytology in the diagnosis of gastric lymphoma . Am J Gastroenterol 62:193-198, 1974.
2.
Burgess JN, Dockerty MB, ReMine WH:  Sarcomatous lesions of the stomach . Ann Surg 173:758-766, 1971.Article
3.
Connors J, Wise L:  Management of gastric lymphomas . Am J Surg 127:102-108, 1974.Article
4.
Ellis HA, Lannigan R:  Primary lymphoid neoplasms of the stomach . Gut 4:145-152, 1963.Article
5.
ReMine WH:  Gastric sarcomas . Am J Surg 120:320-323, 1970.
6.
Friedman AI:  Primary lymphosarcoma of the stomach: A clinical study of 75 cases . Am J Med 26:783-796, 1959.Article
7.
McNeer G, Berg JW:  The clinical behavior and management of primary malignant lymphoma of the stomach . Surgery 46:829-840, 1959.
×