Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • Etiology: a group of blood cancers that includes all types of lymphoma except Hodgkin’s lymphomas
  • Clinical: at presentation can cause airway compression / superior vena cava syndrome, lymphoblastic lymphoma (LL) is rare type of fast-growing non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) which is similar to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and is treated in similar way

Cases of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

CT of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Axial CT with contrast of the chest shows anterior mediastinal lymphadenopathy, a large right pleural effusion, and pleural nodules.
CT of lymphoblastic lymphoma
Axial CT with contrast of the chest shows cervical and supraclavicular lymphadenopathy and a large confluent anterior mediastinal mass.