cerebral lymphoma

cerebral lymphoma

Brain lymphoma, primary lymphoma of CNS Oncology A brain tumor characterized by a massive infiltrate of lymphoid cells, which is more common in immunocompromised hosts–eg, AIDS Pts, post-transplants Pts on long-term immunsuppression, etc Clinical Seizures, neurological and personality changes. See Lymphoma.
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Primary cerebral lymphoma presenting with cranial diabetes insipidus.
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Magnetic resonance imaging, thallium-201 SPET scanning, and laboratory analyses for discrimination of cerebral lymphoma and toxoplasmosis in AIDS.
Highly active antiretroviral therapy and human immunodeficiency virus-associated primary cerebral lymphoma. J Natl Cancer Inst, 2006, 98, 1088-1091.
For example, Andy, a patient with a cerebral lymphoma, said:
He gave the cause of death as asphyxiation, due to inhalation of gastric contents as a consequence of post cerebral lymphoma.
Primary cerebral lymphoma in patients with AIDS: MR findings in 17 cases.
Paul, also 49, had juggled presenting his daily show with nursing Brendan since he was diagnosed with cerebral lymphoma 10 weeks ago.
(2,3,4,5,9,14,15) NHL encompasses several types of lymphoma, including systemic NHL, primary central nervous system NHL (PCNSL, also referred to as primary brain lymphoma or cerebral lymphoma), and primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) or body cavity-based lymphoma, a rare and aggressive form of NHL.
Her death certificate gives her cause of death as cerebral lymphoma or brain cancer.