What is the role of radiography in the workup of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Chest radiographs may reveal signs of pneumonia and/or a prominent mediastinal mass in some cases of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Computed tomography (CT) scans can further define the degree of lymphadenopathy in some patients, including those with mediastinal masses.


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