Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 26 September 2012, last major update September 2012
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● Very rare as primary site of disease
Criteria for primary:
● Bulk of disease in stomach despite the presence of disease in adjacent lymph nodes
● Absence of superficial or mediastinal lymphadenopathy
● Absence of organomegaly or bone marrow involvement by lymphoma
● Normal results on complete blood count and differential
● Confirm presence of Reed-Sternberg cells as CD15+, CD30+, CD20-, CD45-
● Case reports at
Arch Pathol Lab Med 2002;126:1534,
Arch Pathol Lab Med 1995;119:163
End of Stomach > Lymphoma > Hodgkin’s lymphoma
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