European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 146, Issue 1, pp 70–71 | Cite as

Clitoromegaly and abdominal tumour as leading signs of a mediastinal non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • R. Ludwig
  • U. Heinrich
  • W. E. Brandeis
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A 2-year-old girl was admitted with clitoromegaly, mediastinal tumour and enlarged kidneys. A seventh cranial nerve palsy was associated with an increased cell count in cerebrospinal fluid. The diagnosis of a lymphoblastic lymphoma was confirmed by a cervical lymph-node biopsy.

Six years after diagnosis and treatment according to the BFM protocol the girl remains in first complete remission.

Key words

Mediastinal non-Hodgkin lymphoma Clitoromegaly 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Ludwig
    • 1
  • U. Heinrich
    • 1
  • W. E. Brandeis
    • 1
  1. 1.University Children's HospitalHeidelbergFederal Republic of Germany

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