Primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the esophagus

Arch Intern Med. 1989 Jan;149(1):193-5.


Squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma constitute the majority of malignancies of the esophagus. Although lymphoma may involve any part of the gastrointestinal tract either primarily or secondarily, esophageal involvement is rare. We describe two cases of primary esophageal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and review the literature, with particular attention to roentgenographic studies, esophagoscopic findings, and endoscopic biopsy results.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin / diagnosis*
  • Male