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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 356-358

Peritoneal lymphomatosis mimicking peritoneal carcinomatosis - a clinical dilemma: Series of two cases and review of literature


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Radiotherapy, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
3 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; Department of Radiotherapy, Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Radiotherapy, Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dodul Mondal
Department of Radiotherapy, Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.121547

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Peritoneal lymphomatosis is a rare presentation of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and most often associated with abdominal organ involvement. The diagnosis is often difficult and needs to be differentiated from peritoneal carcinomatosis and tubercular peritonitis. Imaging, though helpful in disease staging, may not lead to a specific diagnosis; which rests on the histopathological findings. We present two cases of peritoneal lymphomatosis with different presentations and extranodal sites of involvement.


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