Home   Chapter Home   Jobs   Conferences   Fellowships   Books



Advertisement

Small bowel (small intestine)

Lymphoma

Waldenström macroglobulinemia


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 December 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
=========================================================================

● Rare but distinctive involvement of small bowel

Gross description
=========================================================================

● Small white nodules, variably distended serosal lymphatics
● Mucosa is white, nodular or granular

Micro description
=========================================================================

● Marked mucosal and submucosal lymphangiectasia and short, broad villi (Medicine (Baltimore) 2007;86:210)
● Coarse eosinophilic material (macroglobulin) in lymphatics, macrophages, lamina propria

End of Small bowel (small intestine) > Lymphoma > Waldenström macroglobulinemia


This information is intended for physicians and related personnel, who understand that medical information is often imperfect, and must be interpreted in the context of a patient's clinical data using reasonable medical judgment. This website should not be used as a substitute for the advice of a licensed physician.

All information on this website is protected by copyright of PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. Information from third parties may also be protected by copyright. Please contact us at copyrightPathOut@gmail.com with any questions (click here for other contact information).