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What is lymphoma?

What is lymphoma?

Malignancy: A lymphoma isma malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stream. When the disease appears primarily in lymph nodes it is called a lymphoma. There are many different types of lymphoma. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

A malignancy developing in the lymphocytes of lymph glands. They present as an enlarging node that continues to grow and then ...Read more


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What is colon cancer? What are its symptoms?

What is colon cancer? What are its symptoms?

Mucosal lesion of bo: colon cancer is a growth arising in the mucosa of the bowel which progresses to invade the bowel wall reaching the ourter serosa and then metastasizing to regional nodes before distatnt metastasis. It develops in a field of normal looking but transformed mucosal cells initiated by the polyoma virus. As it grows it tends to bleed and eventually obstruct the bowel. ...Read more

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What are symptoms for lymphoma?

Lumps: Very often a person will notice a painless lump which is an enlarged lymph node. More advanced cases may present with fatigue, unexplained weight loss, unexplained night sweats or night fevers, even diffuse itching. ...Read more

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What is lupus? What are the symptoms?

What is lupus? What are the symptoms?

Lupus: Lupus is an autoimmune disease where your body is under attack by your immune systems. There are many symptoms of lupus. Please see the lupus foundation's website for more detail and discussion about---they have great educational support. ...Read more

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What is lupus and symptoms?

What is lupus and symptoms?

Complex: Lupus is a complex autoimmune disease in which the body is attacking its own tissue. Lupus is famous for affecting different people in different ways. The effects can be so different from person to person that it does not even look like they have the same diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of non-hodgkin lymphoma?

What are the symptoms of non-hodgkin lymphoma?

Variable.: Usually lymphomas involve an enlargement of a lymph node or group of lymph nodes. The nodes that can be felt are typically in the neck and armpits. Other nodes in the chest and abdomen can become quite large, but can be present with minimal symptoms. Other symptoms could be fever, abdominal pain, chest pain, back/hip pain, fatigue, bleeding/bruising. ...Read more

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What is carcinoma and lymphoma?

What is carcinoma and lymphoma?

Different cancers: Lymphomas are cancer derived from white cells called lymphocytes, and they typically (but not always) involved lymph glands. Carcinomas are cancers derived from glands (breast, prostate) or lining of organs (skin, throat, colon, lung, ovaries, stomach, uterus, mouth, kidney and bladder). They have different behaviors, treatments and prognoses. ...Read more

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What is stage 4 non-hodgkins lymphoma and what is the prognosis?

What is stage 4 non-hodgkins lymphoma and what is the prognosis?

Need more info: Stage 4 means involving the bone marrow (or other "extranodal" organs). The prognosis depends on a variety of factors including the subtype of non-hodgkin's lymphoma. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hodgkins lymphoma?

What are the symptoms of hodgkins lymphoma?

Mostly swollen nodes: Most patients will only have swollen painless lymph nodes, most commonly in the left neck, right neck, armpits and groin. More rarely patients will have fevers, drenching night sweats and weight loss. More rarely patients will have pain in their lymph nodes after drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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What is hodgkin's?

What is hodgkin's?

Type of lymphoma: There are two basic categories of lymphomas: hodgkin's lymphoma (also called hodgkin's disease) and non-hodgkin's lymphomas. The difference between these is in the specific lymphocytes involved. Hodgkin's lymphoma is marked by the presence of an abnormal lymphocyte called the reed-sternberg cell (or b lymphocyte). ...Read more

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What is myositis and what are typical symptoms?

What is myositis and what are typical symptoms?

Proximal Weakness: Myositis means, literally, inflammation of muscles. The primary symptom is insidious (slow/progressive) weakness of muscles closest to the body, such as shoulders and thighs. If left untreated, weakness can progress to point where one is unable to stand without assistance, finds it very difficult to climb stairs, and unable to raise arms. Pain can be present but weakness is primary symptom. ...Read more

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What is pseudohypoaldosteronism? What are the symptoms?

What is pseudohypoaldosteronism? What are the symptoms?

Rare genetic problem: psuedohypoaldosteronism is a rare genetic disorder presenting in infants in which there is "salt wasting" by the kidneys leading to dehydration, low blood pressure, high potassium levels. It is due to the kidneys not responding appropriately to aldosterone. ...Read more

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What kind of disease is lymphoma? What causes it?

It is a cancer: Lymphoma is cancer arising in the lymph glands. Like most cancers, the cause of Lymphoma is unknown. ...Read more

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What causes pancreatic cancer? What are the symptoms and how is it treated?

What causes pancreatic cancer? What are the symptoms and how is it treated?

Probably viral: Pancreatic Ca is a lethal disease of probable viral origin. The tumor begins 15-20 yrs before a clinical lesion can be defined. It appears in the head where painless jaundice is seen, in the body with symptoms of invasion of celiac plexus and tail with pseudo varices of vasa brevia. Even with surgery for 10% of patients the survival here is 10%. Chemo with gemzar (gemcitabine) and Abraxane used. ...Read more

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What is tropical eosinophilia? What are the symptoms?

What is tropical eosinophilia? What are the symptoms?

Allergy to filaria: These are little worms carried by mosquitoes. As they travel through the lungs, they can produce asthma and other problems with breathing. There are often a lot of eosinophils in the blood during this illness, and the spleen tends to be big ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of hodgkin's lymphoma?

Classic b symptoms: Are fever, sweats, weight loss ...Itching now not considered one, but happens. Can produce painless large nodes in usual locations, neck, armpit groin, or produce crowding symptoms in chest or belly. ...Read more

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What is polyneuritis? What are the symptoms?

What is polyneuritis? What are the symptoms?

Inflammatory: Autoimmune peripheral nerve disorder. Acute would be Guillain-Barre, with ascending muscular weakness. Chronic would be CIDP, an on-going peripheral nerve caused weakness due to inflammatory attack on peripheral nerves. ...Read more

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What is Parkinson's disease and what are the symptoms?

What is Parkinson's disease and what are the symptoms?

Loss of dopamine: Gradual loss of Dopamine cells in the brain and specifically an area called substantial nigra leads to a group of clinical symptoms and signs: tremor at rest, slow movements, rigid muscles, gait shuffling, lack of facial expression, small handwriting etc. ...Read more

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What is tumor fever?

What is tumor fever?

FEVER BY TUMOR: Tumor fever is a fever caused by a cancerous tumor or leukemia. It can be quite high and hectic in nature. It usually resolves with low dose non steroidal anti-inflammatory agent treatment with naprosyn or celebrex (celecoxib). It will also usually resolve with sucessful chemotherapy. ...Read more