This particular case highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary team expertise in the differential diagnostic process of acute abdominal pain. The case involves a 10-year old Chinese boy who presented with intermittent abdominal pain; the clinical and radiologic picture narrowed the differential diagnosis between an acute appendicitis and an intestinal lymphoma. Diagnosis of a high grade - B lymphoma was made by performing a colonoscopy; this procedure was deemed the best option to obtain a quick diagnosis with low invasiveness.

Multidisciplinary expertise in the diagnosis of cecal lymphoma

Brooks, Giulia;Andreetta, Marina;Fascetti Leon, Francesco;Virgone, Calogero;Santoro, Luisa;Gamba, Piergiorgio;Dall’Igna, Patrizia
2020

Abstract

This particular case highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary team expertise in the differential diagnostic process of acute abdominal pain. The case involves a 10-year old Chinese boy who presented with intermittent abdominal pain; the clinical and radiologic picture narrowed the differential diagnosis between an acute appendicitis and an intestinal lymphoma. Diagnosis of a high grade - B lymphoma was made by performing a colonoscopy; this procedure was deemed the best option to obtain a quick diagnosis with low invasiveness.
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