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Could lymphoma be diagnosed with a small bowel ot colon biopsy?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

If it's there: Lymphomas of the gut present as masses visible on imaging. Biopsy will confirm the diagnosis. If you have a lymphoma elsewhere, a dominant mass will be discovered soon enough and can be biopsied. Here's a stomach lymphoma of the "maltoma" subtype.

Answered 4/3/2014

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