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|Title:||Primary cardiac natural killer/T-cell lymphoma, a very rare form of lymphoma.|
Computed Tomography Angiography
Lymphoma, Extranodal NK-T-Cell
Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography
|Citation:||Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann.2019;(27)3:210-212|
|Abstract:||Extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma is a rare non-Hodgkin lymphoma that is divided into nasal, non-nasal, and aggressive/leukemia subtypes, according to anatomic origin and clinical manifestations, with each subtype carrying a different prognosis. We present a case of primary cardiac natural killer/T-cell lymphoma with extension to other organs in a 38-year-old man, to highlight the role of imaging in categorizing nasal versus non-nasal types. This distinction has relevant implications for patient care because the non-nasal type has a much lower survival rate.|
|Appears in Collections:||Fundaciones e Institutos de Investigación > IIS H. U. Ramón y Cajal > Artículos|
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