Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (also known as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, NHL, or lymphoma) is a cancer that starts in the lymphocytes, which are. Find out what you need to know about malignant lymphoma, including symptoms, treatment, and outlook. ON THIS PAGE: You will learn about how doctors describe lymphoma’s location and spread. This is called the stage. Use the menu to see other g.

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Lymph is collected from around the body and put into the bloodstream. Lymphoma can also spread to the central nervous systemoften around the brain in the meningesknown as lymphomatous meningitis LM.

Hodgkin lymphoma, nodular lymphocyte predominant low-power view: They help make antibodies against germs that are breathed in or swallowed. Increase in heterogeneous or rim enhancement of LN due to intranodular necrosis after treatment and calcifications of lesions may occur Figure 7 [ 3 ]. Axial contrast-enhanced CT image shows ascites and infiltration of mesenteric fat.

However, most of the aggressive lymphomas respond well to treatment and are curable. Archived from the original on 2 December Better understanding of the pathogenesis of lymphomas has been possible with the help of IHC.

Lymphoma usually has homogeneous intermediate signal intensity on T1-WI, heterogeneous hyperintensity on T2-WI, and mild-to-moderate enhancement after Gd injection [ 10 ].

Archived from the original on June 27, The most common radiologic patterns of involvement are illustrated.

Lymphoma is a group of blood cancers that develop from lymphocytes a type of white blood cell. The patterns of testicular involvement include focal masses and diffuse infiltration with or without testicular enlargement [ 214 ].


A lymphoma is classified as Hodgkin when there is an abnormal cell called Reed-Sternberg present. WHO classification of tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues; p. Symptoms can be mild and easily overlooked. After a diagnosis and before treatment, a cancer is staged.

Archived from the original on 6 July Retrieved 3 November This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Watchful waiting is not a good strategy for all patients, as it leads to significant distress and anxiety in some patients. The patterns of involvement of the bile ducts include a biliary stricture mimicking cholangiocarcinoma and a focal mass [ 2 ]. Mature B cell neoplasms. Support Center Support Center.

However, secondary liver involvement is fairly common and is usually associated with lymph node disease. It can occur in people of any age, and is more common in men than in women. CT images of a year-old man with pancreatic lymphoma.

It makes lymphocytes and other immune system cells. The omentum may be grossly infiltrated with lymphoma as one manifestation of peritoneal lymphomatosis [ 1617 ].

Hodgkin lymphoma is considered separately within the WHO and preceding classifications, although it is recognized as being a tumor of, albeit markedly abnormal, lymphocytes of mature B cell lineage. Abstract Non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphomas frequently involve many structures in the limfona and pelvis.

[Tumor markers in malignant lymphoma].

Dorland’s Illustrated medical dictionary 29th ed. Synovial sarcoma Rhabdomyosarcoma Ewing’s sarcoma.


The patterns of involvement include lkmfoma rounded circumscribed homogeneous mass and an enlarged adrenal gland that maintains its normal shape [ 2 ]. Lymph nodes are bean-sized collections of lymphocytes and other immune system cells. CT demonstrates gastric wall thickening with a smoothly lobulated outer border [ 5 ]. The two types spread in different ways and respond differently to treatment. Enlarged lymph nodes in people with cHL usually have a small number of Reed-Sternberg cells with a lot of normal immune cells around them.

Chin Clin Oncol Axial abdominal CT after administration of intravenous CM reveals a large mass in spleen arrows. In addition, the presence of B symptoms or their absence is expressed with B and A, respectively. Also the extent of extranodal involvement must be evaluated because it is considered prognostic [ 5 ].

[Tumor markers in malignant lymphoma].

A Multidisciplinary Approach 11th ed. De Kerviler et al. Associated with a primary immune disorder Associated with the human immunodeficiency virus HIV Post-transplant Associated with methotrexate therapy Primary central nervous system lymphoma occurs most often in immunocompromised patients, in particular those with AIDS, but kaligna can occur in the immunocompetent, as well.

Axial unenhanced CT a limfoka irregular large bilateral adrenal glands. At MR nodules are hypointense or isointense on T1-weighted images T1-WI and hyperintense on T2-WI and demonstrate reduced enhancement after administration of gadolinium Gd compared with normal spleen [ 2 ].

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