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Lymphadenopathy in celiac disease: not always a sign of lymphoma

F H Al-Kawas, A Murgo, L Foshag, W Shiels
American Journal of Gastroenterology 1988, 83 (3): 301-3
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A patient with celiac disease and mesenteric adenopathy discovered on computerized scanning of the abdomen is described. Lymphadenopathy resolved more than 6 months after the institution of a gluten-free diet. Adenopathy without evidence of lymphoma may be part of the clinical manifestations of patients with celiac disease. Follow-up with computerized tomography may be an option in patients with low clinical suspicion for lymphoma.

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