small noncleaved cell lymphoma

small noncleaved cell lymphoma
a highly malignant type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma characterized by the formation of small noncleaved follicular center cells, usually in a diffuse pattern; Burkitt lymphoma is the most common variety. The incidence of all types increases sharply among immunocompromised patients.

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