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Lymphoma
Phillip Young, MD; John P. Lichtenberger, III, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

              • Primary cardiac lymphoma
                • Confined to heart and pericardium without extracardiac disease; rare
                • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
                • Majority occur in HIV/AIDS patients
              • Secondary cardiac lymphoma
                • Cardiac involvement in patients with systemic lymphoma
                • ~ 1/3 of lymphoma patients develop secondary cardiac lymphoma (on pathology series)
              • Primary effusion lymphoma
                • Rare, HIV-associated non-Hodgkin lymphoma
                • Lymphomatous growth in liquid phase in body cavities, such as pericardium
                • Evidence of infection by human herpesvirus-8, which is associated with Kaposi sarcoma

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Echocardiographic Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                        • Consider

                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Young PM et al: Computed tomography imaging of cardiac masses. Radiol Clin North Am. 57(1):75-84, 2019
                                            2. Jeudy J et al: Cardiac lymphoma. Radiol Clin North Am. 54(4):689-710, 2016
                                            3. Jeudy J et al: From the radiologic pathology archives: cardiac lymphoma: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 32(5):1369-80, 2012
                                            4. Shah RN et al: Primary cardiac lymphoma diagnosed by multiphase-gated cardiac CT and CT-guided percutaneous trans-sternal biopsy. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 6(2):137-9, 2012
                                            5. Paes FM et al: FDG PET/CT of extranodal involvement in non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin disease. Radiographics. 30(1):269-91, 2010
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • Terminology

                                              • Imaging

                                                • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                  • Clinical Issues

                                                    • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • Primary cardiac lymphoma
                                                          • Confined to heart and pericardium without extracardiac disease; rare
                                                          • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
                                                          • Majority occur in HIV/AIDS patients
                                                        • Secondary cardiac lymphoma
                                                          • Cardiac involvement in patients with systemic lymphoma
                                                          • ~ 1/3 of lymphoma patients develop secondary cardiac lymphoma (on pathology series)
                                                        • Primary effusion lymphoma
                                                          • Rare, HIV-associated non-Hodgkin lymphoma
                                                          • Lymphomatous growth in liquid phase in body cavities, such as pericardium
                                                          • Evidence of infection by human herpesvirus-8, which is associated with Kaposi sarcoma

                                                      IMAGING

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Radiographic Findings

                                                          • CT Findings

                                                            • MR Findings

                                                              • Echocardiographic Findings

                                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                                    • General Features

                                                                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                          • Presentation

                                                                            • Demographics

                                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                • Treatment

                                                                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                  • Consider

                                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Young PM et al: Computed tomography imaging of cardiac masses. Radiol Clin North Am. 57(1):75-84, 2019
                                                                                      2. Jeudy J et al: Cardiac lymphoma. Radiol Clin North Am. 54(4):689-710, 2016
                                                                                      3. Jeudy J et al: From the radiologic pathology archives: cardiac lymphoma: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 32(5):1369-80, 2012
                                                                                      4. Shah RN et al: Primary cardiac lymphoma diagnosed by multiphase-gated cardiac CT and CT-guided percutaneous trans-sternal biopsy. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 6(2):137-9, 2012
                                                                                      5. Paes FM et al: FDG PET/CT of extranodal involvement in non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin disease. Radiographics. 30(1):269-91, 2010