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Lymphoproliferative Disorders In Children
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have Lymphoproliferative disorders in both lungs, & have enlarged lymph nodes N neck/shoulders, armpits & groin area. What type of Doc do I go to?
Heme/Onc: A hematologist/oncologist would be the right specialist to consult your health issues. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
My mom in law bone marrow report says low grade unclassified b cell lymphoproliferative disorder what does it suggest is it something serious?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are "lymphoproliferative" and "myeloproliferative" medically interchangeable terms? That is, do they refer to the thing?
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
Progeria: Little is known about it.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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