Table 1

Comparison of the clinicopathological findings between patients

Characteristics MALT lymphoma (n=41) (%) RLH
(n=12) (%)
p Value
Sex
 Male17 (41)4 (33)NS1-150
 Female24 (59)8 (67)
Age (y)
 Mean (SD)61 (9)56 (15)NS1-151
 Range[43–81][36–78]
Dominant site of lesion
 Fundus13 (32)1 (8)
 Corpus21 (51)9 (75)NS1-152
 Antrum7 (17)2 (17)
H pylori density1-154 (mean (SD))2.1 (0.9)2.6 (0.5)NS1-151
Follow up period (months)
 Mean (SD)17 (15)13 (11)NS1-151
 Range[1–52][3–37]
Response ofH pylori eradication
 Complete regression29 (71)12 (100)0.0301-150
 Partial or no regression12 (29)0 (0)
  • MALT, mucosa associated lymphoid tissue; RLH, reactive lymphoid hyperplasia.

  • 1-150 Fisher's exact probability test;

  • 1-151 Mann-Whitney U test;

  • 1-152 χ2 test.

  • 1-154 Updated Sydney system.