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J Korean Cancer Assoc > Volume 31(3); 1999 > Article
Journal of the Korean Cancer Association 1999;31(3): 635-640.
A Case of Synchronous Gastric Non - Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Renal Cell Carcinoma
Je Jung Lee, Moo Rim Park, Young Eun Joo, Young Jin Kim, Hyeoung Joon Kim, Chan Choi, Ik Joo Chung
1Department of Internal Medicine, Chonnam University Medical School, Kwangju, Korea.
2Department of General Surgery, Chonnam University Medical School, Kwangju, Korea.
3Department of Pathology, Chonnam University Medical School, Kwangju, Korea.
We report a 58-year-old man who developed synchronous gastric non-Hodgkin`s lymphoma (NHL) and renal cell carcinoma. He presented with epigastric discomfort for 2 months. Endoscopic finding of the stomach disclosed a large inegular ulceration with nodular margin on the upper body. Constrast enhanced CT scan of the abdomen showed an ulceration and focal wall thickening in the greater curvature side of stomach, and an enhanced bulging mass in the left kidney incidentally. The tissue obtained by radical proximal gastrectomy and nephrectomy showed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma on stomach and chromophobic type of renal cell carcinoma on kidney. To our knowledge, this is the first report of synchronous gastric NHL and renal cell carcinoma in Korea.
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