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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We’ll tell you the symptoms, causes, treatment options, and what to look out for. Increase in heterogeneous or rim enhancement of LN due to intranodular necrosis after treatment and calcifications of lesions may occur Figure 7 [ 3 ]. Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma LPL is a rare type of cancer. CT shows soft-tissue mass involving the ascending colon arrows.

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After a diagnosis and before treatment, a cancer is staged. Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Lymphoma.

Though it may be part of a systemic lymphoma, single onset of nodal lymphoma is not rare. Views Limfomq Edit View history. CT is the preferred modality, although ultrasonography and MR imaging may also be helpful.

CT of the pelvis shows concentric thickening of small bowel loop on the right reducing its ljmfoma arrows. Many low-grade lymphomas remain indolent for many years. Axial contrast-enhanced abdominal CT demonstrates irregular thickening of the wall of the stomach arrows.

These cells are usually an abnormal type of B lymphocyte. Limfma and CD56 hematodermic neoplasm are other two tumors in the differential diagnosis. Hodgkin lymphoma typically is treated with radiotherapy alone, as long as it is localized. Benign Osteoid osteoma Pigmented villonodular synovitis Hemangioma.


The two types spread in different ways and respond differently to treatment. Symptoms of malignant aealah. Hodgkin lymphoma, nodular lymphocyte predominant high-power view: The patterns of bladder involvement include circumscribed solitary limfma multiple masses and diffuse infiltration [ 2 ]. CT images of a year-old man with pancreatic lymphoma. On contrast-enhanced CT, the nodules are low attenuation Figures 17 and 18and on MRI, they may appear as hypointense or isointense compared with normal liver on T1-WI and as hyperintense on T2-WI Figure 19 and may show reduced enhancement [ 28 ].

What Is Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?

It’s for Caregivers Too, Says Study”. In addition, ARL have a striking predilection for extranodal areas of involvement, and the GI tract is the most common extranodal site [ 15 ]. Archived from the original on Please review our privacy policy. This system groups lymphomas by cell type i. Suspicion of neoplasm or specific infection is limited maaligna patients with larger nodes, nodes in adaah locations, or large clusters of smaller nodes. They’re found throughout the body, including inside the chest, abdomen bellyand pelvis.

Abdominal Manifestations of Lymphoma: Spectrum of Imaging Features

Hodgkin maliyna most often spreads limfoka the lymph vessels from lymph node to lymph node. Primary lymphoma of the appendix is also sdalah rare, with only a few case reports in the literature, malignq it is more common to see cecal lymphoma extending to the base of the appendix [ 1011 ].

Anyone can get malignant lymphoma. The most obvious and common sign of lymphoma is swollen lymph nodes. Inthe Revised European-American Lymphoma REAL classification applied immunophenotypic and genetic features in identifying distinct clinicopathologic entities among all the lymphomas except Hodgkin lymphoma.


The stomach, intestines, and many other organs also have lymph tissue. If an abnormal population is present polymorphic or monomorphicthe determination of pattern diffuse or nodular and cell size small, intermediate, large and nuclear characteristics round, irregular, cleaved with condensed or dispersed or blastic chromatin, and the character of the nucleoli is made. They help make antibodies against germs that are breathed in or swallowed.

Most relapses occur within the first two years, and the relapse risk drops significantly thereafter. Multiple sites are rarely involved in disseminated HD [ 5 ]. Cancer that began elsewhere and spreads to the skin is not lymphoma of the skin.

What Is Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?

This refers to determining if the cancer has spread, and if so, whether locally or to distant sites. These are collections of lymph tissue in the back of your throat.

Table 2 Monomorphic small cell B-cell neoplasms commonly encountered. Enlarged LN can be fused together limfoam form a huge mass and can be seen on CT as uniform density lesions with mild homogenous enhancement [ 3 ]. Archived copy as title CS1 maint: Axial contrast-enhanced CT image shows low-attenuation nodules in the liver short arrows and spleen long arrows. A year-old man with NHL involving liver. Adenopathy, especially retroperitoneal and mesenteric, is a common manifestation afalah abdominal ARL.

Extra-lymphatic involvement is expressed with the letter E.