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Pulmonary lymphoma

Pulmonary lymphoma refers to lung parenchymal involvement with lymphoma.

It can be broadly divided as primary or secondary:

Two additional categories have also been described which include 4:

A number of features may be present on HRCT which include:

  • a mass or mass-like consolidation greater than 1 cm with or without cavitations or bronchograms - most common finding according to one study 2
  • masses of pleural origin
  • nodules <1 cm
  • alveolar or interstitial infiltrates
  • peribronchial or perivascular thickening with or without atelectasis
  • pleural effusions
  • hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy

Article information

rID: 11117
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lymphoma of lung
  • Pulmonary lymphomatous involvement
  • Lymphomatous involvement of the lungs
  • Lymphoma of the lungs
  • Pulmonary involvement with lymphoma

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 2: Hodgkin lymphoma
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  • Case 3: NHL
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  • Case 4: marginal zone lymphoma
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