low-grade lymphoma

low-grade lymphoma

Any relatively indolent lymphoma classified by the Working Formulation (a now-obsolete system for classifying lymphomas) as having a prolonged survival of 5 to 7.5 years, often with minimal therapy.
 
Examples
Small lymphocytic (plasmacytoid) lymphoma, follicular small cleaved cell lymphoma, follicular mixed small cleaved and large cell lymphoma.

low-grade lymphoma

Indolent lymphoma Any relatively indolent lymphoma classified by the Working Formulation, with a prolonged survival of 5 to 7.5 yrs, often with minimal therapy Examples Small lymphocytic–plasmacytoid lymphoma, follicular small cleaved cell lymphoma, follicular mixed small cleaved & large cell lymphoma. See Lymphoma, REAL classification, Working Formulation.
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The slides from the 1993 biopsy of the tissue around the right kidney were looked at again, and thought to be consistent with low-grade lymphoma, present but not recognized when her adenocarcinoma of the stomach was diagnosed.
While CTCL is often regarded as a low-grade lymphoma, it is slowly progressive and can take anywhere from several years to upwards of ten to reach tumor stage.
CTCL is a low-grade lymphoma and usually develops very slowly.
SOUTH AMERICAN legend Jorge Ricardo, the first jockey in the world to ride 10,000 winners, is to take an extended break from race riding to undergo chemotherapy treatment for low-grade lymphoma in his native Brazil.
Divergent or discordant histologies is defined as the coexistence of a diffuse large-cell lymphoma in one site and a low-grade lymphoma in another site (2), such as bone marrow.
2) Takahashi et al noted that most reported oral non-Hodgkin's lymphomas were B-cell lymphomas; cases of low-grade lymphoma of the palate outnumbered cases of extranodal lymphoma of the palate.
On the other hand, patients diagnosed with a low-grade lymphoma may wonder if they are really sick at all.
Oncophage was well tolerated, with no adverse effects, and researchers concluded that Oncophage treatment is feasible, safe and may be effective in patients with low-grade lymphoma.
Review at VUMC of the H&E-stained slides for the original low-grade lymphoma of patient 1 revealed a lymph node entirely effaced by a population of small lymphocytes in a predominantly diffuse pattern, with focal organization into round follicles with absent zonation, markedly attenuated mantle zones, and lack of tingible body macrophages.

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