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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The epidemiology of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Comparison of nodal and extranodal sites.
Lymphomas are malignant transformations of normal lymphoid cells that reside predominantly in lymphoid tissues such as lymph nodes as well as extranodal sites such as stomach, thyroid, and bone.
Final tissue diagnosis revealed the mass to be an extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) that was CD20 and BCL2 positive (Fig.
Conclusiones: El linfoma extranodal renal es una entidad patologica de rara presentacion, clinicamente cursa con signos muy similares a otras alteraciones tumorales, su diagnostico suele ser histopatologico.
Las formas ALK negativas tienen un compromiso similar, pero el compromiso extranodal es menos frecuente (1).
A lymph node biopsy showed an extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated tissue.
The gastrointestinal tract is a common site of extranodal disease in AIDS-related lymphomas, affecting 17%-28% of cases.
Many of these tumors present with extranodal disease, sometimes at unusual sites with bone marrow (30%), meninges (10%-20%) and gastrointestinal tract (10%-25%) being most common.
3-6 There is association of increased risk for developing CNS relapse in patients with elevated LDH, [greater than or equal to]2 extranodal sites and involvement of specific extranodal sites (testes, paranasal sinus, breast and bone marrow) on initial presentation.
The remaining one third of NHL cases has been reported in the extranodal sites, including the gastro intestinal tract, Waldeyer's ring, bone, skin, and brain.
from Riyadh, KSA, studied the pattern of extranodal NHL and reported that gastrointestinal (GI)NHL was the most frequent extranodal NHL and stomach accounted for more than 81% of all GI NHL cases.
Nasal type extranodal natural killer (NK)/T-cell lymphoma (ENKL) is a rare lymphoma associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which is more common in East Asia than in the West.