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lym·pho·ma

 (lĭm-fō′mə)
n. pl. lym·pho·ma·ta (-mə-tə) or lym·pho·mas
1. Any of various malignant tumors that arise from the lymphocytic cells of the immune system.
2. Any of various cancers characterized by the development of such tumors, especially Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

lym·pho′ma·toid′, lym·pho′ma·tous (-təs) adj.

lymphoma

(lɪmˈfəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) any form of cancer of the lymph nodes. Also called: lymphosarcoma
lymˈphomatous, lymˈphomaˌtoid adj

lym•pho•ma

(lɪmˈfoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor arising from any of the cellular elements of lymph nodes.
[1870–75]
lym•pho′ma•toid`, adj.

lymphoma

a growth of lymphoid tissue that is commonly cancerous and typically enlarges the lymph nodes.
See also: Cancer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lymphoma - a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
Hodgkin's disease - a malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver
Translations
lymfom

lym·pho·ma

n. linfoma, neoplasma del tejido linfático.

lymphoma

n linfoma m; B cell — linfoma de células B; Hodgkin’s — linfoma (de) Hodgkin; mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) — linfoma MALT, linfoma de tejido linfoide asociado a mucosas; non-Hodgkin’s — linfoma no Hodgkin; T cell — linfoma de células T
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Cytokeratin positivity in anaplastic large cell lymphoma: a potential diagnostic pitfall in misdiagnosis of metastatic carcinoma.
Six of the British women developed breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, (BIA-ALCL), a rare blood cancerthat has been linked to textured implants.
Also, Wright has experience of cGMP manufacture of 25 ADC projects, including the manufacture of ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin), a CD30-targeting ADC for the treatment of relapsed or refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma and systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma, which was one of the first ADCs approved.
Breast implantation surgery increases the probability of being diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL).
The final histopathologic diagnosis was that of a CD30-positive lymphoproliferative disorder according to the WHO classification, the differential including anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) and LyP.
At first, the study was designed to investigate the incidence of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), which most often occurs in lymph nodes and skin, is an exceedingly rare type of PPL [1, 2, 4].
Four cases were histologically diagnosed as diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and one was diagnosed as anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Misdiagnosis and delay in appropriate treatment may have detrimental consequences, as is highlighted by one of these patients, an 8-year-old boy who presented with a three-month history of right shoulder pain.
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is considered a T-cell nonHodgkin lymphoma that can be classified into two major groups based on distinct clinical, genetic, and immunophenotypic behavior.
Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma in patients who have textured breast implants is a very rare disorder - yet it is a cause for concern, as mentioned in the June 26 Register-Guard ("A shocking diagnosis: Breast implants 'gave me cancer,"' by Denise Grady of The New York Times).
Histopathologically, there are well-known 4 LyP types (type A-wedge-shaped infiltrate containing eosinophils and histiocytes, type B-epidermotropism, resembling mycosis fungoides, type C-cohesive sheets of CD30 (+) cells, resembling anaplastic large cell lymphoma, and type D-CD8 (+), resembling primary cutaneous aggressive epidermotropic CD8 (+) cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma) [2].
The overall morphology and immunohistochemical profile were diagnostic for breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma.