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.