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Long term follow up of Helicobacter pylori induced gastric diffuse large B cell MALT lymphoma following eradication treatment alone
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  1. R Sinharay
  1. Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Rd, Newport, Gwent NP20 2UB, UK; ranjitsinharay@hotmail.com

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I was interested to read the article by Alsolaiman and colleagues on the long term follow up of gastric diffuse large B cell lymphoma after eradication of Helicobacter pylori (

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Gastric lymphomas represent approximately 5% of all gastric malignancies and are frequently due to mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) B cell gastric lymphomas. Acquired MALT due to H pylori infection provides the tissue of origin for the B cell lymphoma. Monoclonal proliferation of B cells in the germinal centres …

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