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Doctor insights on: Atypical Lymphoid Hyperplasia

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What is lymphoid hyperplasia?

What is lymphoid hyperplasia?

Lymphocyte expansion: Lymphocyte hyperplasia is an increased number of lymphocytes in a tissue. It is often a normal response to infection or chronic inflammation. Hyperplasia involves the expansion of numerous cells in response to a stimulus. This is unlike lymphoid malignancies, which involve autonomous growth starting from a single genetically abnormal cell. ...Read more

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Are polyps and these lymphoid hyperplasia related? Is there any treament

Are polyps and these lymphoid hyperplasia related? Is there any treament

Are different: Lymphoid hyperplasia is not serious and is common. Polyps that are of the adenomatous type often develop into cancer and should all be removed to prevent colon or rectal cancer. ...Read more

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What is the difference between polyp and lymphoid hyperplasia?

What is the difference between polyp and lymphoid hyperplasia?

The polyp: Can be of multiple types such as hyper plastic or dysplastic. When a lymphoid follicle close to the mucosal surface expands it can form into a polypoid like structure. This can be seen microscopically. ...Read more

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What is the relation between lymphoid hyperplasia and lymphoma?

What is the relation between lymphoid hyperplasia and lymphoma?

Benign & malignant: Lymphoid hyperplasia is a normal response of the lymph nodes to infection in the local area, immunization and general infections such as epstein barr virus and cmv. The hyperplasia subsides once the stimulus is gone, e.g. Infection is under control. Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph glands. Hyperplasia almost never leads to lymphoma, with the exception of transplant recipients. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

What is the treatment of reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

Underlying cause: A reactive lymphoid hyperplasia is usually due to another primary problem (ie infection, inflammation etc) the main treatment will be tailored against the underlying cause, should you find one. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

What is the treatment for reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

Nothing usually: Because reactive lymphoid hyperplasia is a normal immune response typically to an infection. Enlarged tonsils are primarily lymphoid hyperplasia. When the infection subsides the hyperplasia gradually declines. ...Read more

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What is benign lymphoid hyperplasia of bas of tongue. I really need to understand that. Thank you?

What is benign lymphoid hyperplasia of bas of tongue. I really need to understand that. Thank you?

Benign: It means that there is an increase of the number of a type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are designed to fight infections, particularly viral infections. This conditions means you have a increase in their number which is a benign condition as the name implies.. ...Read more

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Does lymphoid hyperplasia and Lymphoma looks the same and is there a threatment for oral Lymphoid Hyperplasia?

Does lymphoid hyperplasia and Lymphoma looks the same and is there a threatment for oral Lymphoid Hyperplasia?

Lymphoid hyperplasia: Lymphoid hyperplasia is a benign condition and can be in virtually any organ but is common in pharynx/throat. Lymphoma is a malignant condition in which there are large numbers of malignant lymphocytes growing usually within a lymph node. Lymphoid hyperplasia require no treatment. ...Read more

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Z-n stain for afb is negative imp: reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. Pls tell me is it cancer or not?

Z-n stain for afb is negative imp: reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. Pls tell me is it cancer or not?

Unlikely: By biopsy if it is reactive hyperplasia, means then it is not cancer, but need observation., AFB negative means did not see in lymph gland, also have to wait few wks to get culture report back, follow your doctor's advises ...Read more

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My wife got operated for "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia" of duodenum 2 weeks ago but unfortunately, it came back again please advise.

My wife got operated for "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia" of duodenum 2 weeks ago but unfortunately, it came back again please advise.

Rituximab & chemo: I take it by "reactive lymphiod hyperplasia" you mean primary intestinal follicular lymphoma (fl) of the intestine; pls clarify. Primary fl of the duodenum (fl-d) is a rare entity. Talk to your doctor about Rituximab monotherapy and/or chemotherapy w/ or w/o radiation. All seem to have a good response. Radiation can have serious undesirable effects on small bowek. ...Read more

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Hi, my biopsy says reactive lymphoid hyperplasia, does it means it is benign? What are chaces of malignancy? What precautions for future shud I take?

Hi, my biopsy says reactive lymphoid hyperplasia, does it means it is benign? What are chaces of malignancy? What precautions for future shud I take?

Not cancer: You don't say, but I assume that you had a lymph node biopsy. Reactive lymphoid hyperplasia means that the lymphocytes have increased in number in response to something. The diagnosis means that the lymphocytes are not unresponsive cancer cells. Unless there is a treatable infection, there is not likely to be additional therapy necessary. ...Read more

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Evidence of nasopharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia on MRI imaging what does that mean.?

Evidence of nasopharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia on MRI imaging what does that mean.?

Glands enlarged: The lymph glands (immune glands) in the nose and throat are enlarged on the MRI. (Probably from a viral infection though there are other causes. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and prognosis for a benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia of the neck lymph node?

What are the symptoms and prognosis for a benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia of the neck lymph node?

Asymptomatic: Nodes in neck enlarge primarily from metastatic disease of oral cavity (squamous Ca) or glands in neck such as thyroid or parotid.
If there is primary enlargement noted, it is due to lymphoma or hyperplasia. Nodal disease in lymphoma, spreads and enlarges. Hyperplasia due to a local inflammatory process rarely causes pain and does not spread. Biopsy will resolve problem ...Read more

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My 9 yr old son had a biopsy which came back as reactive follicular lymphoid hyperplasia. What is this and will he need more testing?

My 9 yr old son had a biopsy which came back as reactive follicular lymphoid hyperplasia. What is this and will he need more testing?

Benign: This is a common pathology diagnosis for a benign lymph node that's enlarged because it got stimulated. I'm glad it turned out well. ...Read more

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My doctor told me I have lymphoid hyperplasia with mucosal exudate. What does this mean?

My doctor told me I have lymphoid hyperplasia with mucosal exudate. What does this mean?

Not much!: These are benign changes. So nothing to worry about unless you have some symptoms? What area of body was the biopsy taken from and why was it done int he first place? ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor told me I have lymphoid hyperplasia with mucosal exudate?

What do you suggest if my doctor told me I have lymphoid hyperplasia with mucosal exudate?

Make him explain: He's just reading the pathology report. It's benign. I suspect the surface has been injured by inflammation. He'll need to get with the pathologist to figure why. ...Read more