lymphosarcoma


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to lymphosarcoma: lymphoma

lymphosarcoma

 [lim″fo-sahr-ko´mah]
a diffuse lymphoma.

lymphosarcoma

/lym·pho·sar·co·ma/ (lim″fo-sahr-ko´mah) a general term applied to malignant neoplastic disorders of lymphoid tissue, but not including Hodgkin's disease; see lymphoma.

lymphosarcoma

lymphosarcoma

(1) An older term for lymphoma or Hodgkin lymphoma. 
(2) A term in current use for any lymphoproliferative disorder that affects non-human vertebrates, such as cats, horses, dogs, rats, mice and frogs.

lymphosarcoma

The term formerly used for non-Hodgkin's LYMPHOMA.

lymphosarcoma (lim´fōsärkō´mə),

n a malignant disease of the lymphoid tissues characterized by proliferation of atypical lymphocytes and their localization in various parts of the body. The jaws may be the sites of lymphosarcomas.

lymphosarcoma

a general term applied to malignant neoplastic disorders of lymphoid tissue—a diffuse lymphoma. The clinical signs of the disease depend largely on the location of the tumors and their effects on the invaded and adjoining organs, e.g. alimentary, extranodal, multicentric. Also may be composed of particular types of lymphoid cells, e.g. B-cell lymphosarcoma.

bovine lymphosarcoma
see bovine viral leukosis.
cutaneous lymphosarcoma
skin leukosis.
feline lymphosarcoma
see feline leukemia virus.
transmissible lymphosarcoma
see canine transmissible venereal tumor.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lymphosarcoma of the bone marrow is most often diagnosed due to anaemia, with affected dogs being tired and then there are those, like Fergie, who present with masses in their chest or abdomen.
Lymphocytes bearing B- and T-cell markers in patient with lymphosarcoma cell leukemia.
Lymphosarcoma and lymphocytic leukemia are traditionally differentiated, in part, by tissue of origin.
Lymphosarcoma is the most common lymphoid neoplasia reported in psittacine and passerine birds, (3) and there are numerous reports of variations of this disease, including some affecting the ocular or periocular tissues.
Lymphosarcoma with plasmocytoid differentiation in a scarlet macaw (Ara macao).
VPI claims data from the year prior reveals that the most common cancers in dogs were lymphosarcoma (a cancer affecting the lymph node system), skin tumors and osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer).
Neoplasia has been described that involves the retrobulbar area, including malignant lymphosarcoma, pituitary adenoma, adenocarcinoma, malignant intraocular medulloepithelioma, intraocular rhabdomyosarcoma, teratoma, and glioma.
VPI claims data from the past four years reveals that the most common cancers in dogs were lymphosarcoma (a cancer affecting the lymph node system), skin tumors and osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer).
The differential diagnosis for a New World parrot straining to defecate includes internal papillomatis disease, hemangioma, hemangiosarcoma, lipoma, liposarcoma, infitrative lipoma, xanthoma, lymphosarcoma, fibroma, fibrosarcoma, adenocarcinoma, granuloma, and dystocia or other diseases involving the reproductive tract.
It is important to differentiate squamous cell carcinoma from other types of neoplasia affecting the infraorbital sinus that also carry a poor prognosis, such as papilloma, adenocarcinoma, fibrosarcoma, liposarcoma, and lymphosarcoma.
With the exception of pituitary adenomas in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) and lymphosarcomas in chickens, neoplasias affecting the nervous system are only rarely described in birds.