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Reactive Lymphoid Hyperplasia Causes
Z-n stain for afb is negative imp: reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. Pls tell me is it cancer or not?
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
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
What are the symptoms and prognosis for a benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia of the neck lymph node?
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
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
Had biopsy on axillary lymph node. Results came back "lymphoid hyperplasia". I understand that this is benign, but what could be the cause?
Often unknown: Something as simple as a hangnail can do this. Your defense team does a good job keeping you safe. ...Read more
Absolutely not: It is basically normal, the tonsil doing its job ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy and they did a biopsy and it came out : colonic mucosa with reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. What does this mean?
Very sore throat, a lump in my right side of my neck, fna of right lymph node says "lymphocytes consistent with reactive lymphoid hyperplasia"?
Benign report...: Fna of the lymph node is the first step in diagnosing the cause of lymphadenopathy. The quote from the pathology report means the findings of the aspirate are benign. Lymphoid hyperplasia means there is external stimulation of the lymph node by infection or possibly an autoimmune process. Please follow up closely with your doctor. Sometimes more tests are needed if it doesn't go down in size. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Can thickening of terminal illeum be associated with lymphoid hyperplasia? My 13 year old son doesn't have dirreah nor high calprotectin levels
Yes.: Many causes for TI thickening. Inflammatory or infectious causes most likely in a 13 year old. ...Read more
My husband had colonoscopy and said that mocusa showed hypertrophied lymphoid follicles. Lymphoid hyperplasia terminal ileum. Do we need to worry?
No: This is no cause for concern. His immune system is working for him. Lots of folks are like this. ...Read more
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
Is it always necessary to carry out a biopsy on lymphoid hyperplasia or is endoscopic examination and MRI enough to decide that it is benign?
Lymph node BX: We need the biopsy to tell the nature of the lymph node. Particularly if it is more than 1 cm in diameter. Less than 1cm is usually benign. CT/PET could be used to detect the hypermetabolic activities of the lymphnode (significannt) or no hypermetabolic (beign) If the lymph node is diffucult to reach and 1cm or less CT/PET in proper clinic setting may be enough. And no need for BX ...Read more
Can there be a causal relationship between long-term use of an immunosuppressant (e.g. Azathioprine) and lymphoid hyperplasia?
Can you get lymphoid hyperplasia on your tonsil? I have 2bumps that resemble this from pics I seen online. My ENT isn't alarmed. I'm so frightened.: (
ENT would know: Lymphoid hyperplasia can affect tonsils and is not some thing to be alarmed about. I would suggest following your ENT doc's advice. ...Read more
I was told I have lymphoid hyperplasia on the back wall of the pharynx. It is very lumpy with patches and often my throat is irritated. Is this someth?
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