Mediastinal lymphoma: large B-cell

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 22 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Large mediastinal mass.

Large mediastinal mass with significant external compression of the SVC. A moderately sized pericardial effusion is noted. Large bilateral pleural effusions are also visualized. A focal area of lung parenchymal consolidation is noted in the superior lingular segment left upper lobe of doubtful significance.

A large pericardiophrenic lymph node is visualized measuring 3 x 1.5 cm in size. No definite bony abnormalities are seen.

Case Discussion

Histology

Needle core biopsies of mediastinum: malignant lymphoma, large B-cell type.

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Case information

rID: 8655
Case created: 21st Feb 2010
Last edited: 9th Nov 2015
Systems: Chest, Haematology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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