Case Report

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Mass Causing Superior Vena Cava Syndrome and Disappeared Completely with Low-dose Steroid: Case Report


  • Halil Aslan
  • Doğan Köse

Received Date: 18.10.2019 Accepted Date: 08.04.2020 J Ankara Univ Fac Med 2020;73(2):187-189

Superior vena cava syndrome is a rare oncologic emergency in children. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is the most common tumor and the most common subtype is T-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Steroids, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are used for treatment.

In this article, a case of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma causing superior vena cava syndrome and completely regressed with two doses of steroid is presented.

Keywords: Superior vena cava syndrome, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Steroid

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