Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma: A clinical comparison of nodal and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue types. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Classification Project.

@article{Nathwani1999MarginalZB,
  title={Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma: A clinical comparison of nodal and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue types. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Classification Project.},
  author={Bharat N. Nathwani and James R. Anderson and JamesO. Armitage and Franco Cavalli and Jacques Diebold and Milton R. Drachenberg and Nancy Lee Harris and Kenneth A Maclennan and Hans-Konrad Mueller-Hermelink and Fred A Ullrich and Dennis D. Weisenburger},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={
          2486-92
        }
}
PURPOSE In the International Lymphoma Study Group classification of lymphoma, extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (MZL) of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) type is listed as a distinctive entity. However, nodal MZL is listed as a provisional entity because of questions as to whether it is truly a disease or just an advanced stage of MALT-type MZL. To resolve the issue of whether primary nodal MZL without involvement of mucosal sites exists and whether it is clinically different… CONTINUE READING
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