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Lymphoma (staging)

Many lymphoma staging systems for both Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma have been developed.

The most widely used currently is the Lugano staging classification, which also separately defines criteria for response to treatment assessed by PET-CT or by CT alone. Patients having undergone immunomodulatory therapy may also be assessed by a modification of the Lugano criteria called LYRIC, which introduces the new category of "indeterminate response."


Evolution of lymphoma staging and treatment response evaluation criteria:


Article information

rID: 1457
Section: Staging
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Staging of Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Staging of lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma staging

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: nodal measurement (Lugano)
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  • Case 1: Cotswald Ann Arbor stage IIIS(1)
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  • Figure 2: splenic measurement (Lugano)
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  • Case 2: stage IV
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  • Figure 3: extranodal measurement (Lugano)
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  • Figure 4: Lugano classification: response evaluation criteria (table)
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  • Figure 5: Lymph node regions
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