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lymphoreticular

 [lim″fo-rĕ-tik´u-ler]
pertaining to the reticuloendothelial cells of lymph nodes.
lymphoreticular disorders a group of disorders of the lymphoreticular system, characterized by the proliferation of lymphocytes or lymphoid tissues; they may be either benign (such as lymphocytosis) or malignant (such as lymphoblastic leukemias, multiple myeloma, or non-Hodgkin's lymphomas). See also lymphoproliferative disorders.

lymphoreticular

(lim″fō-rĕ-tik′yŭ-lăr) [ lympho- + reticular]
Pert. to the lymphocyte, to the mononuclear phagocyte system, and to the tissues that support their growth.
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The QA and PWG pathologists defined lymphoreticular neoplasms as either malignant lymphomas or mononuclear cell leukemias in order for their results to be more comparable to reporting schemes historically used by the NTP and because these tumors are thought to be of separate cellular origin after differentiation from myeloid stem cells (EPL 2011b, 2011c).
Lymphomas are the diverse and complex group of neoplasms affecting lymphoreticular system5 and are classified based on cell lineage by 'The Revised Euro- pean American lymphoma' (REAL/WHO) system as : B cell malignancy ,T cell/natural killer malignancy and Hodgkin's lymphoma.6,7 Hodgkin's lymphoma often presents as nodal disease whereas Non-Hodgkin's may also have an extranodal presentation.1,6 The exact etiology of lymphomas is unknown however genetic predisposition, immunodeficiency state like HIV, re- cipients under transplantation and chromosomal trans- location has been implicated.8
Majority of the cases sent for review were from lymphoreticular system (n=33), followed by gastrointestinal tract (n=27) and bones and soft tissue (n=21).
Primary non lymphoreticular malignant neoplasms of the spleen.
2720 Adelusola, K., Sabageh, D.O., Ukah, C.O., Lymphoreticular diseases in Nigeria.
vCJD, however, is present not only in the blood but also in lymphoreticular tissues such as the tonsils.
Immunodeficiency or malignancy (especially malignancies of lymphoreticular tissues), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and other types of collagen vascular diseases are the most common causes of secondary AIHA in children (3).
Botha A, Taylor I Haemopoeitic and lymphoreticular systems In: Majid A, Kingsnorth A 2003 Fundamentals of Surgical Practice London, Greenwich Medical Media Ltd
The effects on the immune system include cellular and tissue manifestations throughout the 'lymphoreticular' system--lymph nodes (LN), spleen, extranodal lymphoid tissues, bone marrow and peripheral blood.
vCJD prions have been detected at post-mortem in the lymphoreticular tissue of appendix, tonsillar and GI lymph node tissue.