Sarcoidosis Versus Lymphoma?

  • Lissandra Dal Lago Medical Oncology Department, Institut Jules Bordet - Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
  • Julie Sarrand Medical Oncology Department, Institut Jules Bordet - Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
  • Erwin Woff Nuclear Medicine Department, Institut Jules Bordet - Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
  • Ahmad Awada Medical Oncology Department, Institut Jules Bordet - Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
  • Michaël Vouche Department of Radiology, Institut Jules Bordet - Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
  • Thierry Pepersack Medical Oncology Department, Institut Jules Bordet - Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

Keywords

Granulomatous diseases, sarcoidosis, lymphoma

Abstract

An association between lymphoma and sarcoidosis was first suggested in 1960. We report a case of sarcoidosis-lymphoma syndrome, which is a diagnostically challenging condition. We conclude that an associated lymphoma should be considered in all patients with suspected sarcoidosis, especially those who do not respond to treatment or who present with persistent haematological abnormalities. Splenomegaly should prompt splenectomy to rule out lymphoma if a less invasive approach has failed to confirm the diagnosis.

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  • Published: 2021-02-15

    Issue: Vol 8 No 2 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Dal Lago L, Sarrand J, Woff E, Awada A, Vouche M, Pepersack T. Sarcoidosis Versus Lymphoma?. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002250.

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