What are the guidelines on the diagnosis of primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL)?

Updated: Sep 14, 2019
  • Author: Sonali M Smith, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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ESMO guidelines require FDG-PET/CT scan to assess disease extent and to obtain better definition of the residual mediastinal masses at the completion of treatment. [36]  NCCN guidelines require clinical pathologic correlation to establish a diagnosis of PMBCL. [20]


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