mediastinal lymphoma

mediastinal lymphoma

A generic term for any lymphoproliferation—whether primary or not—that is identified in the mediastinum.

Common
Hodgkin lymphoma, primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, precursor T lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukaemia.

Less common
MALT, ALCL, histiocytic tumours, AML (acute myeloid leukaemia).
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However, post therapy persistence of mediastinal tumor and disappearance of all heart masses could stand for mediastinal lymphoma with secondary cardiac infiltration.
The average age of a patient with mediastinal lymphoma is 30 years.
There remain cases of mediastinal lymphoma of B-cell lineage that cannot be definitively classified despite extensive phenotypic and molecular studies.
Biallelic mutation of SOCS-1 impairs JAK2 degradation and sustains phospho-JAK2 action in the MedB-1 mediastinal lymphoma line.
The other major types include mediastinal lymphoma, which affects the thymus gland or lymph nodes in the center of the chest cavity; gastrointestinal lymphoma, which affects the alimentary tract; cutaneous lymphoma, which affects the skin; and leukemia, which originates in the bone marrow.
Draisma et al compared the utility of gallium and MRI scans for detecting mediastinal lymphoma in 189 patients.
Lichtenstein AK, Levine A, Taylor CR, et al: Primary mediastinal lymphoma in adults.