Gastric Perforation: Unusual Presentation of Gastric Lymphom
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Gastric perforation is a potential fatal condition rarely occurs in children. We report a rare case of gastric perforation in a 3 year old boy who was found to have gastric T cell lymphoma. Gastric lymphoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of gastric perforation in children. This case highlights the fact that gastric T-cell lymphoma should be considered in front of gastric perforation in children. A delayed diagnosis could be lethal.To date there is no ideal treatment approach in gastrointestinal lymphoma. A conservative approach consists of limited resection of obstructed or perforated segment and biopsies to confirm the diagnosis . However recent studies suggest that organ-preservation strategy using chemotherapy alone can be successfully employed in a significant number of patients with primary GI non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma....

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