extranodal

extranodal

adjective External to a lymph node, as in extranodal spread of a malignancy.

extranodal

Medtalk adjective Outside of a lymph node

extranodal

(ek″stră-nōd′ăl) [ extra- + nodal]
Located outside a lymph node. The term is primarily used to describe a cancerous tumor that has spread beyond the outer margin of a lymph node.
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Testicular lymphoma is associated with a high incidence of extranodal recurrence.
The GI tract is the most common site of extranodal lymphoma, accounting for 40% of extranodal lymphomas.
The subtype distribution of PTCL is also significantly different between China and Western countries, in which extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type (ENKL), a subtype highly aggressive with very poor prognosis, to be the leading subtype in Chinese population.
Many affected patients present with nodal involvement, and there is also potential for extranodal involvement of the liver, gastrointestinal tract, bone marrow, and/or skin.
The patients were evaluated according to age, sex, stage, B symptoms, extranodal involvement, and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) level as well as immunohistochemically.
Histologic findings in lymph node are different from those seen in extranodal tissue.
This is defined as extranodal lymphoma arising in the CNS in the absence of systemic disease.
Uniquely, although extranodal sites of SHML are typically found in the head and neck, they rarely involve the salivary glands (1).
The clinical dilemma was as follows: was this (i) a systemic NHL with extranodal involvement of the left breast; (ii) an overlooked primary breast lymphoma (PBL); or (iii) a misdiagnosed primary breast carcinoma?
In a subtype of the disease called extranodal lymphoma, tumors arise in non-lymphoid organs, such as the tongue and tonsils.