Which tests are performed if CNS symptoms are present in Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin disease)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2018
  • Author: Bradley W Lash, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Central nervous system (CNS) evaluation by lumbar puncture and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) should be performed if symptoms or signs of CNS involvement are present. CNS involvement with Hodgkin lymphoma is exceedingly rare, but it has been reported.


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