extranodal lymphoma

extranodal lymphoma

Hematology A lymphoproliferation that arises in nonlymphoid tissues, which are often histologically diffuse and more aggressive than nodal lymphomas Sites Stomach, tonsils, skin, small intestine, salivary glands, breast. See Lymphoma, MALToma.
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It is an aggressive extranodal lymphoma that arises primarily in the testis or as a part of generalized non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
The GI tract is the most common site of extranodal lymphoma, accounting for 40% of extranodal lymphomas.
This is defined as extranodal lymphoma arising in the CNS in the absence of systemic disease.
There should be a heightened clinical suspicion for extranodal lymphoma in AIDS-NHL patients.
In a subtype of the disease called extranodal lymphoma, tumors arise in non-lymphoid organs, such as the tongue and tonsils.
In addition, it may be more accurate and cost-effective than CT in the detection of extranodal lymphoma.
PRAD1 gene over-expression in mantle-cell lymphoma but not in other low-grade B-cell lymphomas, including extranodal lymphoma.
5) It is an important subset of extranodal lymphoma that has distinct histologic and immunologic features and demonstrates an indolent clinical behavior with important therapeutic implications.
The tonsil is the most common site of extranodal lymphoma in the head and neck, followed by the nasopharynx and the tongue base.
The concept of extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of MALT type has revolutionized the criteria for the morphologic diagnosis of an extranodal lymphoma, specifically those lymphomas dominated by small lymphocytes.
Should an extranodal site prove to be the sole locus of pathology, the lesion would likely be identified as a primary extranodal lymphoma.
7% of all lymphomas in Asia, and they are the second most common extranodal lymphoma, behind only gastrointestinal lymphoma.