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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 147-149

Gastric lymphoma and gastric tuberculosis: A diagnostic dilemma


Department of Surgery, ESI-PGIMSR, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Atul Jain
Department of Surgery, ESI.PGIMSR, Basaidarapur, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmpo.ijmpo_150_18

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Gastric outlet obstruction may be caused by a heterogeneous group of diseases that include both benign and malignant conditions. Primary gastric lymphoma (3%–5% of all gastrointestinal malignancies) and primary gastric tuberculosis (TB) (0.4%–2%) are very rare and resemble each other in clinical presentation with diagnostic dilemma between them. Do the two entities exist concomitantly or precede each other is still a topic of debate in the literature. Here, we present a case of primary gastric TB and gastric lymphoma in the same patient.


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