Primary lymphoma of the aorta presenting as a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm

Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Oct;80(4):1502-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.03.091.


We describe a case of primary lymphoma of the thoracic aorta that presented as an aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta. The aortic tumor was successfully resected with 2-year disease-free survival.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aorta
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnosis*
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Heart Neoplasms / surgery
  • Humans
  • Lymphoma, Follicular / diagnosis*
  • Lymphoma, Follicular / surgery
  • Middle Aged
  • Treatment Outcome