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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 945752, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/945752
Case Report

Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma of the Lacrimal Gland: Sustained Remission after Eradication of Helicobacter Pylori Infection

1Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences/National Guard Health Affairs, P.O. Box 8202, Jeddah 21482, Saudi Arabia
2Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Department, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences/National Guard Health Affairs, National Guard Hospital-Western Region, Jeddah 21482, Saudi Arabia
3Pathology Department, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences/National Guard Health Affairs, National Guard Hospital-Western Region, Jeddah 21482, Saudi Arabia
4Pediatric Department, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences/National Guard Health Affairs, National Guard Hospital-Western Region, Jeddah 21482, Saudi Arabia
5Pediatric Gastroenterology Department, British Colombia Children's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3V4

Received 5 July 2011; Accepted 8 September 2011

Academic Editors: I. M. Leitman and J. Watari

Copyright © 2011 Mohammed Hasosah et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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