PARA-AORTIC LYMPH NODES - Lymphoblastic lymphoma

Description of Specimen
Aorta and both kidneys, showing gross enlargement of the para-aortic lymph nodes; lymph nodes remain discrete.
This woman was investigated in hospital over some months for the cause of an anaemia. At autopsy, liver was infiltrated by tumour; spleen was enlarged, weighing 240 g. and also infiltrated. Enlarged lymph nodes in supraclavicular fossae, mediastinum and abdomen. Histology: Lymphoblastic lymphoma.