Splenomegaly in lymphoma - Lugano classification

Case contributed by Vitor Vita Ricci

Presentation

History of fever, weight loss, fatigue, abdominal pain and splenomegaly at clinical examination.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Splenomegaly in splenic marginal zone B-cell lymphoma.

How to measure spleen with Lugano classification.

Case Discussion

Lugano classification: spleen measurement includes the largest transverse diameter and the perpendicular diameter in the axial plane, besides the craniocaudal diameter in the coronal plane. Splenomegaly is defined as a vertical splenic length greater than 13.0 cm.

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