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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2018, 6(2), 47-48
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-6-2-7
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Celiac Disease & Lymphoproliferative Malignancy at Adulthood

Hakim Rahmoune1, 2, , Nada Boutrid1, 2, Mounira Amrane2, 3, Soraya Ouhida2, 4, Djamel Abdellouche4 and Belkacem Bioud1, 2

1Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Setif, Setif 1 University, Algeria

2Genetic, Cardiovascular & Nutritional Diseases Laboratory, Setif-1 University, Algeria

3Laboratory, CAC-Setif, Setif 1 University, Algeria

4Department of Pathological Anatomy, University Hospital of Setif, Setif 1 University, Algeria

Pub. Date: June 15, 2018

Cite this paper:
Hakim Rahmoune, Nada Boutrid, Mounira Amrane, Soraya Ouhida, Djamel Abdellouche and Belkacem Bioud. Celiac Disease & Lymphoproliferative Malignancy at Adulthood. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2018; 6(2):47-48. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-6-2-7


Celiac disease (CD) is associated with an increased risk for malignancy, specially lymphoproliferative. During a retrospective annual study of intestinal biopsies results in the pathology department at the University Hospital of Setif, we were only half surprised to find a lymphoma in an adult patient initially presenting a CD. We briefly present this case with a review of the current literature.

celiac disease lymphoproliferative malignancy gastrointestinal cancers

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