When is CNS imaging and lumbar puncture indicated in the workup of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)?

Updated: Aug 20, 2020
  • Author: Shipra Gandhi, MBBS; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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CNS imaging and cerebrospinal (CSF) analysis should be considered in clinically symptomatic patients or in those patients at high risk for occult CNS disease (eg, high-grade lymphoma, HIV-associated lymphoma, select patients with aggressive lymphoma).


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