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angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma

noun an·gio·im·mu·no·blas·tic T-cell lymphoma \ ˌan-jē-ō-ˌim-yə-nō-ˈblas-tik-, -im-ˌyü-nō- \
variants: or angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy or angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy with dysproteinemia

medical Definition of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma

:an uncommon and often fatal non-Hodgkin lymphoma that arises from T cells and is characterized especially by fever, weight loss, enlarged lymph nodes, night sweats, skin rash, and the proliferation of small, abnormal blood vessels
  • angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma, an aggressive cancer that attacks the immune system.
  • —Molly GlentzerThe Houston Chronicle2 May 2009
called also immunoblastic lymphadenopathy

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