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Primary gastric lymphoma with spontaneous perforation is exceptional. We report here the case of a 35- year-old-woman who was admitted to our surgery department with severe epigastralgia. Chest Radiography in standing position showed pneumoperitoneum. Intraoperative exploration revealed a perforated gastric tumor in the greater curvature. A total gastrectomy with lymph node dissection was done. Pathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of extra nodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT lymphoma). The patient was referred for postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy. He is currently with no signs of recurrence, 7 months after his operation.

Spontaneous perforation, gastric lymphoma, ulcer

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HAJRI, M., FERJAOUI, W., TALBI, G., BACHA, D., GHARBI, L., & KHALFALLAH, M. T. (2021). SPONTANEOUS PERFORATION OF PRIMARY GASTRIC MALT LYMPHOMA: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Disease and Global Health, 14(3), 38-42. Retrieved from https://ikppress.org/index.php/JODAGH/article/view/7544
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