Splenic involvement in non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Being treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Non-acute, generalised abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected image)

Single image from the coronal reformat.

The spleen is massively enlarged and this is not balanced by hepatomegaly.

Case Discussion

Isolated splenomegaly of this magnitude in a patient with non-hodgkin lymphoma is most likely secondary to splenic involvement. 

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Case information

rID: 6126
Published: 1st May 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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