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Posted Sept. 4, 2016. Pathology Pathology - Lymph node

Tumors of the spleen may be benign and malignant.

Benign tumors :

  1. Benign cyst of Echinococcus.
  2. Mesothelium lined inclusion cyst.
  3. The false cyst which has no lining and this may be encapsulated hematoma.
  4. Rarely may be a hemangioma.

Malignant tumors:

Primaries are Non-Hodgkin’ lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HD)>.

Secondary involvement is by the NHL and HD.



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