Table 1

- Summary of the primary pancreatic lymphoma cases from 2 referral hospitals in the Western regions of Saudi Arabia.

 Age/genderSite in pancreasProcedureClinicalRadiologyDiagnosisTreatmentFollow-up
137/FheadEUS-needle coreAbdominal and back pain, nausea, weight lossSolid mass (10x7.5 cmDLBCLR-CHOPDied after 6 months
252/MheadExcisional biopsy after frozen sectionAbdominal pain, weight lossSolid mass (5x4.5 cmDLBCLR-CHOPDied after 14 months
357/FheadEUS-needle coreAbdominal pain, jaundiceSolid mass involving the whole pancreas (6x5.3 cm)Follicular lymphoma, Grade 1Not availableNot available
447/MheadCT guided Core biopsyAbdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, fever, night sweatsSolid mass (8.6x6.5 cmDLBCLR-CHOP3 months. Lost follow up
536/MheadCT guided Core biopsyHIV +, Abdominal pain, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, weight loss.Solid mass involving the whole pancreas (9.6x8 cm)DLBCLR-CHOPdisease progression, sepsis, CMV viremia and died 5 months after diagnosis
671/MTailCT guided Core biopsyAbdominal pain, nausea, weight loss.Solid mass involving tail of the pancreas (9x6.1 cm)High-grade b cell lymphomaR-CHOP2 months follow up
760/FTailDistal pancreatectomy resectionfever, weight loss, nausea, night sweatDistal pancreas and splenomegaly (4.2x 3.1cm)MALTSurgical resection and splenectomy16 months follow up
861/ MheadCT guided Core biopsyAbdominal pain, loss of weightSolid mass (4.5x4 cm)DLBCLR-CHOP23 months follow up

EUS: Endoscopic ultrasound, CT: Computed tomography, DLBCL: diffuse large b-cell lymphoma, MALT: Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue, R-CHOP: rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin hydrochloride, vincristine sulfate, and prednisone, CMV: Cytomegalovirus