Spinal lymphoma

Case contributed by Paresh K Desai



Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Dorsal spine


An infiltrative lesion is seen involving the vertebral body of a dorsal spine vertebral at a mid-dorsal level, with a hypointense signal on T1 and T2. It shows mild central decreased height with concave endplates. It has paravertebral extraosseous components. It has an extradural component affecting the spinal cord with proximal dorsal syrinx.

Case Discussion

Final diagnosis: spinal lymphoma

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