Gray zone lymphoma
Other Names for this Disease
- Mediastinal gray zone lymphoma
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lymphoma, cancer of a part of the immune system called the lymph system. It is called "gray zone" lymphoma because it has features intermediate between classical Hodgkin lymphoma and primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBL), but cannot be assigned specifically to either type. The clinical characteristics and treatment of gray zone lymphoma have not been well-defined due to its rarity and recent identification. While some features suggest it should be treated like Hodgkin lymphoma, other features suggest it should be treated like PMBL.Gray zone lymphoma is a rare type of
Last updated: 4/18/2016
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