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What Is Lymphocytic Infiltrate Mean
Cancer recognition: A "brisk lymphocytic infiltrate" with bcc is usually a sign that the body has recognized there is cancer in the cells where the infiltrate is found. However, "brisk lymphocytic infiltrate" is not usually a finding on pathology of a basal cell carcinoma. It is more often seen and noted in melanomas. I would discuss this with your doctor for more precise clarification. ...Read more
How common is a lichenoid lymphocytic infiltrate w/ tanglestacia in a skin biopsy? I was diagnosed Mycosis Fungoides last year, could this be new spot
Nonspecific terms vs: The diagnosis of nycosis fungoides is based on a combination of 4 items: clinical, histological, immunotests, molecular. The histological picture mimics many forms and also includes lichenoid infiltrate, plus in a third, ,atypical abnormal cells form cerebriform Pautier's nests. To answer your question, your biopsy should have molecular clonality, expert pathology immunohistology review. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes of modest superfical perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate? Vessels show reactive changes, no necrosis, no eosinophils and no neutrophils seen.
Skin inflammation: This indicates an inflammatory process involving the skin, but it doesn't point to a specific cause. You will need to follow with your dermatologist regarding the cause and treatment of your condition. ...Read more
Type of cells: These terms are usually associated with leukemia. In simple terms here is an answer. The lymphocytic types are derived from lymph cell lines. The myelogenous cells are from the neurtrophil line and monocyte line. The treatment depends on the cell type. There are multiple sub-types of these leukemias, when more complex testing is done to the cells that are malignant. ...Read more
Good evening, I am concerned because I just have my blood count back and my hematologyst told me my lymphocytic count is low , what does that mean?
Many causes: There are many causes of lymphocytopenia (low lymphocyte count). Your hamatologist should talk to you about further testing depending on how low the count is and if it has always been present(inherited diseases) or is it a new finding.Talk to your doctor .There must be a reason you were referred to a hematologist.Good luck. ...Read more
What possible diagnoses' does "minor salivary lobules with scattered lymphocytic infiltrates, no acinar atrophy" suggest if not specific to sjogrens?
Left side of the thyroid showed chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. mildly plethoric complexion - what does this mean?
Benign lesion: lymphocytic infiltrates are the common form of pathology seen with inflammatory thryroiditis or Hashimotos disease of the thyroid. Unless there are complications from the enlarging mass, conservative management is usually in order. Meds in the form of levothyroxine are usually administered for the hypothyroidism that may exist. ...Read more
Liver biopsy: Section reveals liver parenchyma, shows 12 portal tracts. Scattered portal tracts areas are infiltrated by lymphocytic inflammatory?
?what does Ur Doctor: The doctor who advised you to have a liver biopsy is expected to tell you about this report. What did he/she say about the lymphocytes in the portal tracts? To my mind, it implies some degree of hepatitis going on. But I do not have the results of your Liver function tests(LFT's). That would help us in the interpretation ...Read more
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