Ann Arbor staging

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Ann Arbor staging

A system for staging Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and guiding therapy. Clinical data is added based on A (absence) or B (presence) of associated symptoms—e.g., night sweats, fever or weight loss of > 10%; other symptoms of HL/NHL include lethargy, fatigability, anorexia and pruritus.
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18) These two findings (17,18) put to question the value of the Ann Arbor staging classification system for primary bone lymphoma.

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