Primary colorectal lymphoma is a rare form of presentation of gastrointestinal tract lymphomas. Inflammatory bowel disease and its treatment are risk factors for its development. We report a 47-year-old male patient with Ulcerative Colitis of two years of evolution, treated initially with azathioprine and later on with infliximab. Due to a relapse in symptoms after the second dose of infliximab, a new coloncoscopy was performed showing a rectal ulcerative lesion, corresponding to a large cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The patient was successfully treated with RCHOP chemotherapy (Rituximab cyclophosphamide doxorubicin vincristine prednisone). He is currently in disease remission.
|Título traducido de la contribución||Rectal diffuse large B cell lymphoma appearing after immunosuppression for ulcerative colitis. Report of one case|
|Número de páginas||7|
|Publicación||Revista Medica de Chile|
|Estado||Publicada - oct. 2017|
|Publicado de forma externa||Sí|
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- Colitis, ulcerative
- Crohn disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Lymphoma, large b-cell, diffuse