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Case Study:
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

History

53 year old male with intermittent fevers and palpable left axillary adenopathy had a node biopsy demonstrating non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. PET/CT was done for staging.

PET/CT Result

PET/CT images showed hypermetabolic adenopathy above and below the diaphragm. No
extranodal disease was seen.

Outcome

The bone marrow biopsy was negative and the patient was treated with chemotherapy
including Rituxan. The PET/CT scan six weeks following completion of therapy was normal.


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