Which physical findings are characteristic of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)?

Updated: Mar 15, 2019
  • Author: Muhammad Rashid Abbasi, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Physical examination findings include the following:

  • Generalized lymphadenopathy in 75%

  • Splenomegaly in 60% (may be massive)

  • Hepatomegaly in 30%

  • Poor performance status in 20%

  • Less commonly, palpable masses in skin, breast, and salivary glands


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