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Thymectomy done, biopsy showed extra nodal marginal zone lymphoma as diagnosis. Is it possible the resection cured me of malt lymphoma?
Yes: Hello- your doctor may do some testing to make sure it is not anywhere else but if it is a stage i malt lymphoma then resection is the only treatment required and cure is possible. Good luck! ...Read more
Not typically: Gastric malt lymphoma is usually characterized by being localized to the stomach alone. The back of the tongue is a part of another lymphatic region known as waldeyer's ring and people can develop lymphoma there, but swollen tastebuds is not a common appearance for lymphoma. So they are not guaranteed to be related. If you have a gastric malt and are suspicious, see an ent. ...Read more
Yes but unusual: Common sites of Mucosa Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALTOMA) lymphoma include stomach, salivary gland, skin and those areas have usually antecedent inflammatory infectious background. In stomach, Helicobacter bacteria, in parotid autoimmune and in skin may be Lyme disease. Usual stomach symptoms include ulcer or gastritis, swelling of glands in face and bumps on skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eyelid swelling: MALTOMA in the eye, like other sites arise from mucosa of that organ as the name is acronym for mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. Hence swelling of eye mucosal conjuctiva on upper or lower lids or on adjacent sweat ducts are first sign and symptoms may include painLess Eye bulge redness,double vision, and usually without loss of vision. Seek consult Either way since IntraOcular NHL occur ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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