Pathology of malignant lymphoma; WHO classification

Katsuyoshi Takata, T. Yoshino

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Malignant lymphoma is comparatively frequent disease in Japan. At the head and neck organs, most of all cases are non-Hodgkin lymphoma. And at the extra nodal organs, DLBCL, MALT lymphoma and NK/T cell lymphomas are more frequent. These 3 types lymphomas are different each other in therapy and prognosis. So it is important for histologically diagnosis. New WHO classification is not a complete classification. It is throughout that new knowledge is added to a classification by progress of genetic analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1735-1742
Number of pages8
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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