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What is lymphoid dermatitis?

What is lymphoid dermatitis?

Drugs/allergies: This type of dermatitis is often caused by medications or allergic reactions. See your dermatologist to help you sort out what may be the cause in your case. ...Read more

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What does a neck lymphoid look like?

What does a neck lymphoid look like?

Lymph Nodes?: Here is a great labeled photo of the lymph nodes of the neck: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=neck+lympnoids&qs=sc&sk=sc2&form=qbir&pq=neck%20lymphoid&sc=7-13&sp=3&qs=sc&sk=sc2#view=detail&id=aca5fedb982dffaf2be18b99d37025bc3d53925c&selectedindex=11. ...Read more

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Neoplasm of lymphoid tissue, what is the medical term?

Neoplasm of lymphoid tissue, what is the medical term?

Lymphomas/Leukemias: Lymphomas like Hodgkin's/Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma OR some Leukemia of lymphoid cell lines like CLL(chr lymphocytic leukemia] , ALL/acute lymphoblastic leukemia etc ...Read more

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Had a colonoscopy and they noted prominent lymphoid aggregates what does this represent 25 year old male?

Had a colonoscopy and they noted prominent lymphoid aggregates what does this represent    25 year old male?

Why scope?: It depends on why the scope was done at that age....which is unusual. Lymphoid aggregation represent chronic inflammation of viral/immunologic disorder. ...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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Describe morphological and clinical features in common lymphoid neoplasms, please!?

Describe morphological and clinical features in common lymphoid neoplasms, please!?

Big subject!: I wish i could do everybody's homework assignments in 400 characters. Get a good pathology textbook such as robbins or a website you trust and read up on the lymphocytic and lymphoblastic leukemias, hodgkin's disease, and the non-hodgkin's lymphomas. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Is it normal if a lymphoid swells before a period?

Is it normal if a lymphoid swells before a period?

Lymphnods: Lymphnods are part of our immune system and they react to inflammation, infection, and tumors to defend our body. There are locations (supraclavicular) where we should be concerned if we find lymphnods. The size also matter and the duration of the presence and the growth of the lymphnods all matter in defining a simple benign reaction from a serious problem. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is spleen a lymphoid tissue/ organ?

Please help docs! is spleen a lymphoid tissue/ organ?

Yes: The spleen is an organ structurally like a large lymph node. It acts a filter for the blood circulation. ...Read more

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Want to know if lymphocyte activation takes place in the primary lymphoid tissue, the secondary lymphoid tissue, or the periphery?

All of the above: Lymphocyte activation can take place at all these sites, most often it happens in primary lymphoid tissues. ...Read more