Which nodal lymphoma histologies are indicated in the workup of NHL/B-cell lymphoma?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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For these purposes, essentially all nodal lymphoma histologies are considered FDG-avid except the following:

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL)
  • Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/Waldenström macroglobulinemia
  • Mycosis fungoides
  • Marginal zone lymphoma

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