non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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non-Hodg·kin lymphoma

 (nŏn′hŏj′kĭn) or non-Hodg·kin's lymphoma (-kĭnz)
n.
Any of a large group of lymphomas that can be slow-growing or fast-growing, involve malignancies of either B cells or T cells, and are typically distinguished from Hodgkin lymphoma by the absence of Reed-Sternberg cells. Symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss.
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Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of bone marrow infiltration along with various histological patterns of bone marrow infiltration in previously diagnosed patients of Non Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Conclusion: The most common pattern of diffuse large B-cell Non Hodgkin lymphoma infiltration was bone marrow followed by interstitial tissue.
Diagnosed patients of Non Hodgkin lymphoma, of any age and gender were included and patients receiving chemotherapy which could affect the morphology of bone marrow were excluded.

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