Abdominal lymphoma - with sandwich sign

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Multiple retrocrural, mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy surround but do not occlude the mesenteric vessels and displace bowel loops but do not occlude them. 


Right renal simple cortical cyst.

Aorto-iliac atherosclerotic calcification. 

Case Discussion

Biopsy proven case of lymphoma

Confluent lymphadenopathy on both sides of the mesenteric vessels gives rise to an appearance described as the sandwich sign

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