Articles

Primary gastric plasmacytoma: Case report of a rare plasma cell neoplasm

BJH - volume 12, issue 8, december 2021

O. Rizzo MD, D. Bron MD, PhD, M. Vercuyssen MD, A. De Wind MD, PhD, M. Roelandt MD, P. Eisendrath MD, PhD, A. Lemmers MD, PhD, N. Meuleman MD, PhD

SUMMARY

A 46-year-old woman presented with epigastric pain and weight loss for over a year. An upper endoscopy was performed and showed a polypoid lesion in the antropyloric region. Immuno-pathological report revealed a proliferation of plasma cell nature. The whole work-up including complete blood test, bone marrow biopsy and 18FDG-PET-CT did not detect extra gastric lesion of multiple myeloma. The diagnosis of extramedullary plasmacytoma of the stomach was established. Radiotherapy (44 Gy) with a curative intent was administered but the control biopsy showed residual disease. Endoscopic submucosal dissection was then performed with R0 resection (negative margins) leading to complete remission.

(BELG J HEMATOL 2021;12(8):349–52)

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Adult T-cell leukaemia-lymphoma: Pathogeny and clinical recommendations

BJH - volume 10, issue 7, november 2019

M. Vercruyssen MD, A. Van den Broeke PhD, A. Salaroli MD, P. Nguyen , A. De Wind MD, PhD, N. Meuleman MD, PhD, D. Bron MD, PhD

SUMMARY

Human T-cell leukaemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) was the first human oncogenic virus discovered. It is endemic in some regions of the world but increasingly prevalent in our countries as globalisation is progressing. After several decades of asymptomatic carrying, approximately 2–5% of infected individuals will develop adult-T-cell leukaemia-lymphoma (ATL). Despite significant progress in the physiopathology and therapeutic interventions, the prognosis of this rare disease is dismal. An update of classification, clinical features, diagnosis and recent treatment recommendations is outlined in this review.

(BELG J HEMATOL 2019;10(7):277–84)

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P31 Approach of an IgM monoclonal gammopathy: clinical relevance of the MYD88 L265P mutation

BJH - 2018, issue Abstract Book BHS, february 2018

M. Vercruyssen MD, N. Cilla , L. Ameye , M. Paesmans , A. De Wind MD, PhD, P. Heimann MD, PhD, N. Meuleman MD, PhD, D. Bron MD, PhD

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P20 Results of laparoscopic splenectomy for benign and malignant hemopathies

BJH - volume 8, issue Abstract Book BHS, february 2017

D. Bron MD, PhD, A. Salaroli MD, N. Meuleman MD, PhD, M. Maerevoet MD, M. Vercruyssen MD, C. Spilleboudt MD, A. De Wind MD, PhD, G. Dapri , G.B. Cadiere , B. Cadiere

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