Complete Remission of Late-Stage Helicobacter Pylori-Associated Gastric Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Gaurav Ghosh
2017 Gastroenterology & Hepatology Open Access  
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most common subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and the gastrointestinal tract is the most common site of extranodal involvement. Studies have shown that Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) may contribute to development of gastric DLBCL and H. pylori eradication is effective as the sole treatment in early stage gastric DLBCL. However, currently there is limited information on the relationship between H. pylori and late stage gastric DLBCL. We present a case
more » ... eport of a patient with stage IV gastric DLBCL and H. pylori who achieved complete remission after H. pylori eradication and chemotherapy.
doi:10.15406/ghoa.2017.07.00243 fatcat:7gwytpoiufgwnoicy64gkp3kgy