Splenic lymphoma (multiple focal lesions)

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Fever and night sweats.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

Hypoattenuating lesions in the spleen with lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

Multifocal splenic hypoattenuating masses with lymphadenopathy in a 55 Y/O patient with fever and night sweat, compatible with lymphoma. (pathology: non-Hodgkin lymphoma)

Lymphoma of the spleen on imaging may be seen as:

  • homogeneous enlargement (most common)
  • a solitary mass
  • multifocal lesions
  • diffuse infiltration
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Case information

rID: 20976
Published: 25th Dec 2012
Last edited: 2nd Apr 2018
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