Published on May 1, 2015

Symptoms, risk factors and treatments of Primary central nervous system lymphoma (Medical Condition)

A primary central nervous system lymphoma, also known as microglioma and primary brain lymphoma, is a primary intracranial tumor appearing mostly in patients with severe immunosuppression

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Published on Feb 10, 2016

Immune suppression (HIVE/AIDS, organ transplantation, etc). is a known risk-factor for Primary CNS Lymphoma (PCNSL). When lymphoma occurs in the CNS, 80% are primary in the brain (not elsewhere) and usually intraaxial (often deep around the ventricles).


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