Which radiographic findings are characteristic of thoracic wall non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)?

Updated: Mar 05, 2019
  • Author: Ali Nawaz Khan, MBBS, FRCS, FRCP, FRCR; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Invasion of the thoracic wall as a direct extension from mediastinal disease is more common in NHL, although primary involvement of the thoracic wall may occur. Thoracic wall involvement may appear as a destructive rib or vertebral-body lesion with a surrounding soft-tissue mass.


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