marginal zone lymphoma

An indolent (slow-growing) type of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma that begins forming in certain areas (the marginal zones) of lymph tissue. There are three types based on whether it forms in the spleen, lymph nodes, or other lymphoid tissue that contains a lot of B cells (a type of white blood cell). Also called marginal zone B-cell lymphoma and MZL.

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  • Splenic marginal zone lymphoma — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = 9689/3 OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) is a lymphoma comprised of B cells that replace the normal… …   Wikipedia

  • Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma — Classification and external resources ICD 9 200.3 ICD O: M9699/3 …   Wikipedia

  • marginal zone B-cell lymphoma — An indolent (slow growing) type of B cell non Hodgkin lymphoma that begins forming in certain areas (the marginal zones) of lymph tissue. There are three types based on whether it forms in the spleen, lymph nodes, or other lymphoid tissue that… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Marginal zone — Transverse section of a portion of the spleen. Gray s subject #278 1284 The marginal zone …   Wikipedia

  • Nodal marginal zone B cell lymphoma — Classification and external resources ICD 9 200.3 ICD O: M9699/3 Nodal marginal zone B cell lymph …   Wikipedia

  • Lymphoma — This article is about lymphoma in humans. For the disease in dogs, cats, and ferrets, see lymphoma in animals. Lymphoma Classification and external resources Follicular lymphoma replacing a lymph node …   Wikipedia

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  • MALT lymphoma — Classification and external resources Endoscopic image of gastric MALT lymphoma taken in body of stomach in patient who presented with upper GI hemorrhage. Appearance is similar to gastric ulcer with adherent clot …   Wikipedia

  • B-cell lymphoma — Classification and external resources Micrograph showing a large B cell lymphoma. Field stain. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

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