lymphoproliferative

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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To the Editor: Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCLs) are a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative disorders, of which mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common type.
The most common symptoms of patients with [mu] heavy chain disease are those of lymphoproliferative malignancy (chronic lymphatic leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, and multiple myeloma).
Posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a feared complication that may occur with any type of allogenic transplant and affects 2% to 5% of solid-organ transplant patients.
Several prior reports have linked systemic sclerosis to lung cancer, breast cancer, lymphoproliferative disease, and to cancer in general, said Dr.
The boys have a genetic defect known as X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, or Duncan's Syndrome.
David and Allison Hartley's sons Joshua, 12, Nathan, 10, Daniel, eight, and Luke, four, were diagnosed with the extremely rare genetic defect known as X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, or Duncan's Syndrome, last November.
In November last year, David and Allison Hartley's four sons, Joshua, 12, Nathan, 10, Daniel, eight, and Luke, four, were diagnosed with the extremely rare genetic defect known as X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, or Duncan's Syndrome.
The breakdown of malignancy was: skin (47%), post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (10%), and other malignancies (33%), unreported (10%).
In 1995, 13-month-old Layne LaRue died from a rare immunodeficiency disease called X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome.
But the drugs he was given to prevent the organs being rejected suppressed his immune system and he developed post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD).
EBV is also an opportunistic pathogen in immunocompromised patients, associated with lymphoproliferative diseases and oral hairy leukoplakia.
It was another cruel blow for the couple from Swinton, Manchester, who face losing three of their sons through the inherited genetic disorder, X-linked LymphoProliferative Syndrome.