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Paediatrics Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


Childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma results from abnormal growth of the cells in the lymphatic system. The cells can also metastasize to other organs and tissues in the body.

Risk Factors

Risk factors that may be associated with NHL include:

  • Epstein-Barr virus infection
  • Past cancer treatment with radiation therapy

Signs and Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of Non Hodgkin lymphoma depend on where the cancer forms in the body and the extent of the cancer.



  • PET CT is considered to assess spread to regional nodes or distant metastases to other parts of the body. It provides functional and morphological details..


  • There are different types of treatment for children with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Children with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma should have their treatment planned by a team of doctors who are experts..


  • Is non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma common in children?
  • What virus causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma?
  • What are the common symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children?

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