Mediterranean lymphoma

noun

Medical Definition of Mediterranean lymphoma

: immunoproliferative small intestinal disease Mediterranean lymphoma or alpha-chain disease is very rare in this country and is usually preceded by diarrhea and malabsorption, and contrast studies often show involvement of long segments of bowel with diffuse mucosal nodularity.— Peter B. Kelsey and Carolyn C. Compton, The New England Journal of Medicine, 29 Aug. 1991

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“Mediterranean lymphoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mediterranean%20lymphoma. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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