lymphoproliferative

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lymphoproliferative

 [lim″fo-pro-lif´er-ah″tiv]
pertaining to or characterized by proliferation of lymphoid tissue.
lymphoproliferative disorders a group of malignant neoplasms arising from cells related to the common multipotential, primordial lymphoreticular cell that includes among others the lymphocytic, histiocytic, and monocytic leukemias, multiple myeloma, plasmacytoma, Hodgkin's disease, all lymphocytic lymphomas, and immunosecretory disorders associated with monoclonal gammopathy. An interrelationship with the myeloproliferative disorders is thought to exist.

lymphoproliferative

/lym·pho·pro·lif·er·a·tive/ (-pro-lif´er-ah″tiv) pertaining to or characterized by proliferation of the cells of the lymphoreticular system.

lymphoproliferative

[-prōlif′ərətiv′]
Etymology: L, lympha, water, prolles, offspring, ferre, to bear
pertaining to the proliferation of lymphoid tissue.

lymphoproliferative

pertaining to or characterized by proliferation of lymphoid tissue.

lymphoproliferative disease
a general term applied to a group of diseases characterized by proliferation of lymphoid tissue and abnormal lymphoid elements in the peripheral blood, such as lymphocytic leukemia and lymphosarcoma.
turkey lymphoproliferative disease
a disease of young turkeys probably caused by a retrovirus and with lymphoproliferative lesions.
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Crystal-storing histiocytosis in the context of systemic lymphoproliferative disease is typically associated with a poor prognosis, regardless of the type of neoplasm.
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Although the HLH was leaving its own trail of destruction, the discovery of the extremely rare disease of X-linked lymphoproliferative disease was a hammer-blow to Cavan's fragile health.
Ratio between Epstein-Barr viral load and anti-Epstein-Barr virus specific T-cell response as a predictive marker of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease.
A small number of surveys have also used surrogate measures of animal exposure, such as pet ownership or animal care, to link zoonotic infections with human lymphoproliferative disease (Bross and Gibson 1970; Nowotny et al.
of cases Multiple myeloma 330 NSMM 20 Osteosclerotic myeloma 15 SMM 72 Indolent/evolving myeloma 8 Plasmacytoma (solitary) 22 Extramedullary myeloma 5 Multiple solitary plasmacytoma 3 Macroglobulinemia 9 IgM lymphoproliferative disease 2 IgM lymphoma 5 Smoldering macroglobulinemia 2 Primary systemic amyloidosis 269 LCDD 7 MGUS 114 Idiopathic Bence Jones proteinuria 4 Heavy chain disease 2 Cryoglobulinemia 4 Acquired Fanconi syndrome 3 Scleromyxedema 2 Plasma cell leukemia 1 Table 2.
Post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disease in heart and heart-lung transplant recipients: 30-year experience at Stanford University.
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The breakdown of malignancy was: skin (47%), post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (10%), and other malignancies (33%), unreported (10%).
But the drugs he was given to prevent the organs being rejected suppressed his immune system and he developed post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD).
After Layne's death in June 1995, he was diagnosed with X-linked lymphoproliferative disease - also known as XLP or Duncan's disease.