Malignant pleural thickening - non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Known case of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. CT scan with contrast performed for follow-up during the treatment.
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There is circumferential pleural thickening greater than 1 cm with mediastinal pleural involvement at the left side. Pulmonary parenchyma infiltration also is noted with CT angiogram sign. Fluid collection also is seen at left pleural space.
The findings are:
- circumferential nodular pleural thickening
- parietal pleural thickening greater than 1 cm
- mediastinal pleural involvement
These findings are consistent of malignant involvement of pleura. In a patient with lymphoma these appearance compatible with pleural involvement of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.