Splenic lymphoma - multiple focal lesions

Case contributed by Dr MT. Niknejad

Presentation

Fever and night sweats

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Hypoattenuating lesions in the spleen with lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

Multifocal splenic hypoattenuating masses with lymphadenopathy in a 55 year-old patient with fevers and night sweats, 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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