Imaging of malignant lymphoma

By | November 29, 2011

Way to check a lot of malignant lymphoma, and now commonly used in clinical imaging of malignant lymphoma
Malignant lymphoma imaging (1) X-ray examination: a very important diagnostic value, can be invaded based on clinical symptoms and lesions were mediastinal, lung, bone and other parts for X-ray or on esophageal, gastrointestinal, urinary System-line imaging examination. Lower extremity lymphoscintigraphy is conducive to hair walking and pelvic lymph nodes after membrane lesions, busy movement of the abdomen after the lesion found in up to 90% accuracy, but also help to identify lymph nodes by the tumor or a benign reactive proliferation cited. NHL tend to have bone marrow involvement, so the NHL patients for bone marrow aspiration or biopsy, as confirmed by bone marrow invasion is not necessary to have further lymph angiography.
Imaging of malignant lymphoma (2) CT scan: find mediastinum, lung, liver, licensing, the Department, retroperitoneal, pelvic and other parts of the lesion.
Imaging of malignant lymphoma (3) B-ultrasonic examination: to find the diameter> 2 cm enlarged lymph nodes and liver can be found in the liver card brand in the apparent tumor section. Understanding the positioning of abdominal mass, scope and relationship with the weekly turtle device quite help.
Imaging of malignant lymphoma (4) 87Ga scan: mediastinal lesions on the sensitivity of 95%; the sensitivity of the retroperitoneal lymph nodes was 10%; 60% -80% of lymph node involvement can be found on the differentiated good lymphocytic lymphoma, only 30% detection rate.
Imaging of malignant lymphoma (5) radionuclide bone scan: find whether bone invasion.

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