J Med Assoc Thai 2019; 102 (10):1140-8

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Imaging of Central Nervous System Lymphoma Spectrum Disorders: Review Article
Piyapittayanan S , Cheunsuchon P , Chawalparit O Mail

Tumors of lymphoid tissue involving central nervous system (CNS), or so-called CNS lymphoma spectrum disorders, consist of many sub-types. Pathologic classification of the tumor ranges from lympho-proliferative disorders to malignant neoplasms. The neuro-imaging diagnosis of CNS lymphoma is crucial and challenging because a variety of imaging appearances of CNS lymphomas may mimic several other disorders such as other tumors, infections, demyelinating diseases, and ischemic strokes. The present article reviewed the variety of imaging appearances of CNS lymphoma spectrum disorders.

Keywords: Lymphoma, Lymphoid tissue, Central nervous system

Received 1 May 2019 | Revised 1 Jul 2019 | Accepted 5 Jul 2019

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