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Lymphatic System Dis

TermDefinition
Ann Arbor Staging System widely used method for identifying the anatomic staging of lymphoma, both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas.
Castleman Disease a rare disorder that involves an overgrowth of cells in your body's lymph nodes.
fascia a sheet of fibrous connective tissue separating and supporting muscle.
filaria parasite that lives in the blood and lymphatic tissues, causing inflammation and obstruction that can lead to elephantiasis
hydrocele sac filled with fluid that forms around a testicle
lymphedema condition that results in swelling of the upper and lower limbs
lymphoma malignant neoplasm of lymphoid tissue
myeloma a cancer of the plasma cells in the bone marrow.
Reed-Sternberg Cell type of cell that appears in people with Hodgkin disease.
spleen organ of the body that acts primarily as a blood filter and plays an important role in regard to red blood cells and the immune system.
thymus gland organ situated in the neck of vertebrates that produces T cells for the immune system.
tonsils lymph nodes located on each side of the back of your throat. They function as a defense mechanism and help prevent your body from getting an infection.
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