Peritoneal lymphomatosis: CT and PET/CT findings and how to differentiate between carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis

Fernanda C Cabral, Katherine M Krajewski, Kyung Won Kim, Nikhil H Ramaiya, Jyothi P Jagannathan
Cancer Imaging: the Official Publication of the International Cancer Imaging Society 2013 April 15, 13: 162-70
Peritoneal lymphomatosis is a rare manifestation of lymphoma, seen most frequently with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and it is important to be familiar with this condition, because early diagnosis directly affects the management of patients. This review illustrates the spectrum of imaging findings in peritoneal lymphomatosis, highlighting the use of positron emission tomography/computed tomography, showing common and uncommon subtypes of lymphoma associated with this entity, and how to differentiate it from peritoneal carcinomatosis and peritoneal sarcomatosis.

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