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Splenectomy ideal for integrative diagnosis of splenic lymphomas

Key clinical point: Depending on the lymphoma subtype, involvement may be predominantly white pulp pattern, red pulp pattern, or a focal nodular pattern.

Major finding: Focal lesions, rather than involvement of the red or white pulp are predominant in classical Hodgkin lymphoma and DLBCL.

Study details: Review of current status of research in splenic involvement in lymphomas.

Disclosures: There were no conflicts of interest statements reported.


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