Lymphoma: sandwich sign

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This patient with lymphoma demonstrates enormous mesenteric lymph node enlargement, on either side of the mesenteric vessels, known as the hamburger sign or sandwich sign

Case Discussion

sandwich sign, sometimes known as a hamburger sign, refers to a mesenteric +/- para-aortic nodal mass giving an appearance of a hamburger. Confluent lymphadenopathy on both sides of the mesenteric vessels gives rise to an appearance described as the sandwich sign.

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rID: 11906
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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