Primary splenic lymphoma (non-Hodgkin lymphoma)

Presentation

Patient with shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
X-ray

Chest radiograph

Chest x-ray demonstrates a massive left-sided pleural effusion with mediastinal shift to the right.

CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

Large heterogeneous, predominantly hypoattenuating, and circumscribed mass in the spleen. It occupies the entire left abdomen associated with pleural effusion and right displacement of midline structures.

Case Discussion

Histopathology revealed a primary non-Hodgkin splenic lymphoma.​

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Case information

rID: 23545
Case created: 23rd Jun 2013
Last edited: 2nd Apr 2018
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