Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of the Intestine in a Child Presenting as Intussusception- A Case Report and Review of Literature

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2014,2,1,347-349.
Published:January 2014
Type:Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Nagaraj H1, Ratikant N. Raikar2, Ashwin Hebbar. K3, Harish Iyanna4, Sushil Kumar B.V5

1-Associate Professor. 2,3-Assistant Professor. 4-Senior Resident. 5-Professor and HOD, Department of General Surgery, Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga 577201, Karnataka, INDIA.


Primary Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the intestine is more common in children. Intussusception is more common in infants aged 6 to 24 months and its incidence decreases in children. Here we presented a case of primary Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma of ileocaecal region in a 5 year old child presenting as acute abdomen due to intussusception and discusses the management options.

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