Regression of a primary gastric MALT lymphoma with extensive antrum lesions by Helicobacter pylori eradication

Giovanni Cammarota, A. Tursi, O. Cannizzaro, Alfredo Papa, L. Cuoco, Rossella Cianci, P. Fedeli, G. Fedeli, Giovanni Battista Gasbarrini

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Some studies have suggested that low-grade MALT lymphoma may regress after eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection. This case report describes a Helicobacter pylori-positive patient with very extensive ulcerated polypoid lesions involving gastric antrum and prepyloric region, diagnosed by histology, pathological analysis and staging procedures as low-grade MALT lymphoma of EI1 stage. The patient received eradication therapy with a one-week course of omeprazole plus amoxicillin plus clarithromycin and was seen at follow-up after 3, 6 and 15 months. at follow-up, Helicobacter pylori eradication appeared to be in resolution of the macroscopic and histological features of the lymphoma, as confirmed by endoscopic, histological and molecular findings. Until now, only a few cases with a large gastric MALT lymphoma has successful treatment of Helicobacter pylori resulted in regression. Although additional follow-up is needed, it would appear that Helicobacter pylori infection cure may be effective also for large low-grade stage EI1 MALT lymphoma.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)361-364
Numero di pagine4
RivistaItalian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 1997


  • Helicobacter pylori
  • MALT lymphoma


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