|MALToma - extensive disease
A huge infiltration by a MALToma is visible (high-grade
malignant B-cell lymphoma stage IV) with signs of hemorrhage.
The surface of the lymphoma is nodular and soft ulcerations
are to be found at the periphery of the lesion. The tumor
fills up nearly the complete stomach.
Classification and stages of lymphoma see tables
Musshoff staging of gastrointestinal lymphoma
Fischbach classification of gastrointestinal lymphoma.
|MALToma after chemotherapy
Both pictures show a gastric
Since the patient could not
tolerate a polychemotherapy
an oral treatment of 50 mg of
cyclophosphamide was instituted.
The left picture was taken
to chemotherapy, the right
picture after a few months of
treatment. A good partial remission is documented.
|MALToma - generalized
This patient showed, like is depicted in this
photo, not only a gastric
maltoma, but also manifestations in the
sigma and in the
In this case the disease is classified as