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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PTLD comprises a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative diseases, ranging from the early indolent disorders that resemble infectious mononucleosis, through to polymorphic PTLD and onto the more aggressive monormorphic B- and T-cell lymphomas, whether they are driven by EBV or not.
According to the literature, the sandwich sign was previously accepted as specific for lymphomatous mesenteric involvement, with most mesenteric lymphomas being non-Hodgkins lymphoma, but also including post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders.
Jamie has a rare condition called X-linked lymphoproliferative (otherwise known as Duncan's Syndrome), which caused a tumour the size of a man's fist to grow in his stomach.
The day started with presentations on Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, ANCA and Quantiferon Gold before a well earned morning tea.
Autopsy indicated the cause of death was Casfleman's disease, a rare lymphoproliferative disease, which had not been diagnosed during her life.
The differential diagnosis was a benign inflammatory process versus a lymphoproliferative malignancy.
Her family history was negative for lymphoproliferative disorder and amyloidosis.
To the Editor: Lymphomatoid granulomatosis (LYG) involves a B-cell lymphoproliferative process associated with Epstein-Barr virus (1).
But while recovering from the transplant, a PET scan revealed she had developed post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD), a condition which can lead to cancer.
Coverage includes, for example, radiologic manifestations of lung disease, developmental lung disease, pulmonary infection, the immunocompromised patient, pulmonary neoplasms, lymphoproliferative disorders and leukemia, interstitial lung diseases, connective tissue diseases, vascultitis and granulomatosis, and eosinophilic lung diseases--to name about half the chapters.
This article makes an important contribution to the characterisation of these lymphomas and allows the establishment of a baseline that will enable ongoing monitoring of trends in lymphoproliferative disorders as the HIV epidemic matures and access to antiretroviral therapy increases,' comment the investigators.
One of his diseases, X-linked lymphoproliferative disease, XLP, is so rare there are only 100 other known cases in the world.