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What is the definition or description of: lymphoproliferative disorders?

What is the definition or description of: lymphoproliferative disorders?

See below: Lymphoproliferative disorders (lpd) are characterized by abnormal growth or accumulation of lymphocytes. Most require an oncologist for evaluation.

I think the wikipedia page is pretty good if you want a detailed explanation. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Lymphoproliferative Disorders (Definition)

Lymphoproliferative disorders (lpd) are characterized by abnormal growth or accumulation of lymphocytes. Most require an oncologist for evaluation. I think the wikipedia page is pretty good if you ...Read more


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What are post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders?

What are post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders?

Tumor from Infection: Immunosuppression lowers your immune defenses. One specific infection - the epstein barr virus can be a problem because it can stimulate 1 type of white blood cells, the b lymphocytes to grow uncontrollably. If this happens, treatment may include lowering (or stopping) immunosuppression, anti-viral medication and even chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of lymphoproliferative disease

What are symptoms of lymphoproliferative disease

Thanks for asking!: Signs and symptoms of lymphoproliferative syndrome include:
- enlarged spleen
- enlarged lymph nodes (esp. Neck and underarm)
- enlarged liver
- skin rashes
- low platelet count (bruises, nose bleed, hemorrhage, petechiae)
- anemia (fatigue, pallor)
-neutropenia (prone to infections). ...Read more

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Hi can you please explain what lymphoproliferative disorder is please thanx?

Hi can you please explain what lymphoproliferative disorder is please thanx?

It is not a diagnosi: It means increased number of lymphoid cells. It is not a diagnosis in itself. It simply means that there is concern that something is wrong in the lymphoid cells (lymphocytes which are commonly present inside many organs, in lymph nodes and in the bone marrow. You should seek second opinion to ascertain proper/real diagnosis. ...Read more

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Wat is lymphoproliferative disorder actually lymphoma or leukemia I m confused?

Wat is lymphoproliferative disorder actually lymphoma or leukemia I m confused?

The pathologist may: Diagnose a "lymphoproliferative disorder" to alert the clinicians to a need for more data to make the diagnosis of a lymphoma or leukemia. Ie a more generic term requiring more work-up or testing. ...Read more

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How can u interpret tat what type of b cell chronic lymphoproliferative disorder is present on what basis do u cum to know its severity?

How can u interpret tat what type of b cell chronic lymphoproliferative disorder is present on what basis do u cum to know its severity?

In addition to the: Pathologist's experience and the impression of the cells under the microscope special stains, testing of the chromosomes if a bone marrow sample, and determination of cell surface markers by a technique called flow cytometry can all be used to further classify a b-cell disorder. ...Read more

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How is lymphoproliferative disorder can be detected from bone marrow?

How is lymphoproliferative disorder can be detected from bone marrow?

Microscope: The cells from the marrow are analyzed under a microscope by a pathologist who can tell when the cells have abnormal growth and appearance. ...Read more

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It was suggested here I might have Lymphoproliferative Disease because of elevated AFP but is that possible with only 15.4% (1.4k/ul) Lymphocytes?

It was suggested here I might have Lymphoproliferative Disease because of elevated AFP but is that possible with only 15.4% (1.4k/ul) Lymphocytes?

Whoa: AFP / alpha fetoprotein is not a marker for lymphoprolifrrative disease, and neither is one's lymphocyte count -- that's lymphocytic leukemia. Don't give a second thought to a mild elevation of AFP-- reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side ...Read more

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My mom in law bone marrow report says low grade unclassified b cell lymphoproliferative disorder what does it suggest is it something serious?

My mom in law bone marrow report says low grade unclassified b cell lymphoproliferative disorder what does it suggest is it something serious?

This is likely: An indolent non-hodgkin's lymphoma. In most cases the bone marrow is involved. Therapy may or may not be required, based on other symptoms or findings. The situation is treatable, but usually not curable. The prognosis is probably good. ...Read more

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I have chronic lymphoproliferative disorder w/cll vs follicular lymphoma. Is it safe to get a shingles vaccination?

I have chronic lymphoproliferative disorder w/cll vs follicular lymphoma. Is it safe to get a shingles vaccination?

Probably: The degree of immunosuppression the average patient with cll has isn't bad enough to worry about getting disseminated zoster infections from the vaccine, but your physicians know your particular condition and how healthy or sick your immune system is. Ask them, especially your oncologist. ...Read more

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My mom in law bone marrow report says low grade unclassified b cell lymphoproliferative disorder what does it suggest is it a blood cancer?

My mom in law bone marrow report says low grade unclassified b cell lymphoproliferative disorder what does it suggest is it a blood cancer?

Yes, more w/u needed: Yes, low grade b cell lymphoproliferative disorder a.K.A lymphoma is a type of blood cancer. There are many types of b cell lymphoproliferative disorder from the low grade/less agressive to high grade/more agressive. Here, I think, more work up needs to be done- particularly to classify what type of lymphoproliferative disorder this is and also how much tumor burden and prognostication. D/w md. ...Read more

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Fna of cervical node path report:"no morphologic abnormality but lymphoproliferative process of lymphocytes couldn't be excluded."what does this mean?

Fna of cervical node path report:"no morphologic abnormality but lymphoproliferative process of lymphocytes couldn't be excluded."what does this mean?

Don't worry!: This means your lymph node has a lot of normal lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that fight viruses and regulate your immune system. Lymph nodes are packed with them. I notice you have a sore throat. You likely have a virus, and your lymph node is doing what it's supposed to... Proliferating lymphocytes! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of rickets disease in children?

What are the symptoms of rickets disease in children?

Multiple symptoms: May include the following: leg, spine and/or hip pain, poor growth, bowed legs, protruding breast bone, muscle pain, delayed walking or refusal to walk, thickened wrists/ankles, bumps along the ribs. ...Read more

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Is Lyme disease more serious in children?

Is Lyme disease more serious in children?

Not necessarily: Lyme is a complex illness. Some who have it become quite ill, while others have mild symptoms. This depends on the strain of lyme bacteria, genetics of the patient, presence of co-infections like babesia & bartonella & factors that affect immune function like nutrition, parasites, heavy metals, mold exposure & stress.Thus, like adults, some children become quite ill but others have minimal symptoms. ...Read more

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How common is celiac disease in children?

How common is celiac disease in children?

Maybe 1% (1 in 100): Celiac disease affects about 1 in 100 people, to about 1 in 150 people. The exact numbers are not certain, but it affects a little less than 1% of the population. ...Read more

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How common are eating disorders in children?

How common are eating disorders in children?

Eating disorders: Quite common but under-reported. More so in kids with history of family discord or abuse history. ...Read more

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Frequency of huntington's disease in their children?

Frequency of huntington's disease in their children?

Autosomal dominant: transmission means that each child of a parent with documented Huntington's Disease has a 50% chance of inheriting the mutant gene on Chromosome 4p16. Guidelines for predictive testing are on http://www. Hdfoundation. Org/html/hdsatest. Php. ...Read more

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What are some immune disorders children are born with?

What are some immune disorders children are born with?

Immune disorders: Children may be born with immune disorders that affects white blood cell line or immunoglobulins. Based on the kind of deficit the child is not able to fight bacterial / viral/ parasitic infections. Some children have severe combined immunodefiency that affects all cell types. HIV is acquired immunodeficiency. ...Read more

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Can my children get celliac disease if a parent has it?

Can my children get celliac disease if a parent has it?

Increased Risk: Incidence of celiac sprue in this country is around 1/130. The niddk has a website for more info, first degree relatives of celiac patients are at much higher risk for developing it. Http://digestive. Niddk. Nih. Gov/ddiseases/pubs/celiac/. ...Read more

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What sort of disorders can be spread among children in school?

What sort of disorders can be spread among children in school?

Infestor vs infector: School kids oft have a relaxed pattern of personal hygene & well developed pattern of sharing. Things that infest (lice/pinworms/scabies mite) are all possibilities for school transmition. Things that infect (bacteria/virus/fungus/etc) are also spread in this close and relaxed environment. As they age & acquire better self monitoring & hygene, the infestors are less prominent. ...Read more

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What age is oppositional defiant disorder diagnosed in children?

What age is oppositional defiant disorder diagnosed in children?

Almost any age: Odd is typically more common among teenagers but can be diagnosed in school aged children. There is no age criteria for the diagnosis but diagnosing a toddler with odd would likely be inappropriate. Once a child understands what adults are looking for and intentionally engages in behavior that defies authority figures (this goes beyond parental defiance) then the child might be odd. ...Read more

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What are some more subtle symptoms of celiac disease in children?

What are some more subtle symptoms of celiac disease in children?

Belly aches: There are many. .. Abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, bloated feeling. The more subtle sign might be growth delay - not growing as quickly as other kids. Also, certain kinds of rashes are subtle signs of celiac (look-up dermatitis herpetiformis). The trigger is wheat containing foods and other products. ...Read more

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What are the chances of passing my celiac disease to my children?

What are the chances of passing my celiac disease to my children?

5-10%: There are genetic influences in celiac disease but these increase susceptibility rather than predict outcome. Even identical twins do not always share the disorder. ...Read more

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How many children will be affected if one parent has the disorder?

How many children will be affected if one parent has the disorder?

WHAT DISORDER?: To get the most out of this information site you need to be follow some basic rules. Within your submission, provide pertinent background information. In this case it would be the name of the disorder. Then ask a clear question, as you have. Since you provided no background, we don't know if your issue is food poisoning, cystic fibrosis, etc. We cannot see your uploads or or prior questions ...Read more

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Can carriers of 2 different blood disorders have healthy children?

Can carriers of 2 different blood disorders have healthy children?

Yes: A common example is the sickle cell trait which is common and does not have any impact on having children. ...Read more