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World J Gastrointest Oncol. Apr 15, 2010; 2(4): 181-186
Published online Apr 15, 2010. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v2.i4.181
Table 1 Endoscopic presentation of primary gastric MALT-lymphoma
TypeMain endoscopic presentation
UlcerativeSingle or multiple ulcerations or multiple erosions
ExophyticTumor-like appearance with an irregular or polypoid mass
HypertrophicLarge or giant folds; nodular pattern
MixedA combination of more than one pattern
Petechial haemorrhagePresence of several mucosal petechial haemorrhages
Normal/hyperaemicNormal appearing mucosa/hyperaemic changes
Table 2 Gastric lymphoma staging
Ann ArborTNMDescription
IT1-T4 N0 M0Confined within the gastric wall
II1T1-T4 N1 M0Perigastric lymph nodes
II2T1-T4 N2 M0Regional lymph nodes
IIIT1-T4 N3 M0Lymph nodes on both sides of the diaphragm
IVT1-T4 N0-3 M1Visceral metastasis or second extranodal site