Incidence of bowel perforation in gastrointestinal lymphomas by location and histology

Ann Oncol. 2014 Jun;25(6):1249-50. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdu135. Epub 2014 Apr 1.


This brief communication is a follow up to our original manuscript titled 'Bowel perforation in intestinal lymphoma: incidence and clinical features' (Annals of Oncology 24(9): 2439-2443). It contains additional information regarding risk of perforation by the site of involvement and type of lymphoma.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Gastrointestinal Neoplasms / complications*
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Intestinal Perforation / epidemiology*
  • Intestinal Perforation / etiology
  • Intestine, Large / pathology
  • Lymphoma / complications*