lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma

lymphoplasmacytoid lymphoma a heterogeneous group of low-grade B-cell lymphomas characterized by a mixture of small lymphocytes and plasmacytoid lymphocytes; it is sometimes associated with Waldenstrцm macroglobulinemia and can involve a number of tissues, including the lymph nodes, spleen, bone marrow, and gastrointestinal tract. Many patients have abnormal local or systemic immune reactions. Called also immunocytoma.

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