Hepatic B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of MALT type in the liver explant of a patient with chronic hepatitis C infection

Mauricio Orrego, Linsheng Guo, Craig Reeder, Giovanni De Petris, Vijayan Balan, David D. Douglas, Thomas Byrne, Edwyn Harrison, David Mulligan, Hector Rodriguez-Luna, Adyr Moss, Kunam Reddy, Jorge Rakela, Hugo E. Vargas

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B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (B-NHL) is a well-documented complication of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Marginal zone (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue; MALT) lymphomas constitute a less common type of B-NHL. In this article, we report a case of liver MALT in a cirrhotic patient, incidentally discovered after liver transplantation (LT). We discuss pertinent diagnostic and management strategies in this clinical setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)796-799
Number of pages4
JournalLiver Transplantation
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2005
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Transplantation

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