Peri- and paracardial involvement in lymphoma: a radiographic study of 11 cases.

@article{Jochelson1983PeriAP,
  title={Peri- and paracardial involvement in lymphoma: a radiographic study of 11 cases.},
  author={Maxine S Jochelson and Jirayr P. Balikian and Peter N Mauch and Howard A. Liebman},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1983},
  volume={140 3},
  pages={
          483-8
        }
}
Eleven patients with pericardiac and paracardiac lymphomatous involvement were studied. Computed tomography (CT) of the chest was compared to plain chest films for its ability to define the sites and extent of involvement in the paracardiac area. Nine of the 11 patients had abnormalities on chest radiography, which included abnormal contours in the fat pad areas and along the heart border, or an enlarged cardiac silhouette. Two patients had normal cardiac silhouettes; however, CT showed… CONTINUE READING
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