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lymphoma,

a cancer of the tissue of the lymphatic systemlymphatic system
, network of vessels carrying lymph, or tissue-cleansing fluid, from the tissues into the veins of the circulatory system. The lymphatic system functions along with the circulatory system in absorbing nutrients from the small intestines.
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. There are two categories of lymphomas. One type is termed Hodgkin's diseaseHodgkin's disease,
a type of cancer of the lymphatic system. First identified in 1832 in England by Thomas Hodgkin, it is a type of malignant lymphoma. Incidence peaks in young adults and the elderly.
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, the other, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (see lymphoma, non-Hodgkin'slymphoma, non-Hodgkin's,
any cancer of the lymphoid tissue (see lymphatic system) in which the Reed-Sternberg cells characteristic of Hodgkin's disease (the other category of lymphoma) are not present.
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). See also neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
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lymphoma

[lim′fō·mə]
(medicine)
Any neoplasm, usually malignant, of the lymphoid tissues.
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lymphoproliferative disorders, such as cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma and lymphomatoid papulosis.
The cutaneous T cell lymphomas (CTCL) include diverse malignancies: mycosis fungoides (MF), Sezary syndrome, lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP), anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) and many less known varieties.
Lymphomatoid granulomatosis: a clinicopathologic study of 42 patients.
It is crucial to differentiate primary cutaneous ALCL from lymphomatoid papulosis (LP) which is a premalignant disorder that should not be treated with chemotherapy.
Data were presented from a phase II investigator-sponsored trial evaluating the use of ADCETRIS in CD30-positive CTCL patients, including lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP), primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma (pcALCL) or MF.
Lymphomatoid papulosis is a rare, chronic, and benign papulonodular or papulonecrotic skin disorder.
36,37) It is seen with a high frequency in specific lymphoma types such as lymphomatoid granulomatosis, primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMLBCL), plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL), and gray zone lymphomas.
Arthropod Bites/Stings Infectious Diseases Other Conditions Bee/Hornet/Wasp/ Dermatomycosis Allergic/Chemical Yellow Jacket Contact dermatitides Scorpion Chagas Disease Autoimmune Vasculitides Centipede Boils/Furuncles Chemical Burns Tick Herpes Simples/Zoster Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac Mosquito Impetigo Erythema Multiforme Reduviid bug Lyme Disease Lymphomatoid Papulosis Table 2: A short differential diagnosis of the neuromuscular manifestations of black widow envenomations.
CD30 antigen expression in cutaneous inflammatory infiltrates of scabies: a dynamic immunophenotypic pattern that should be distinguished from lymphomatoid papulosis.
Conditions resulting in inflammatory hemorrhage include leukocytoclastic or necrotizing vasculitis, although a few nonvasculitic conditions can be associated with palpable purpura and include chronic pigmented purpura, pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA), lymphomatoid papulosis, and erythema multiforme.
He has developed effective therapies for formerly fatal diseases such as polyarteritis nodosa, Wegener's granulomatosis, and lymphomatoid granulomatosis.
At the T-Cell Lymphoma Forum in January 2012, interim data were presented from a phase II investigator-sponsored trial in CD30-positive CTCL patients, including lymphomatoid papulosis, primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma (pcALCL) or MF.