Medical Dictionary

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

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angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy with dysproteinemia

Medical Definition of angioimmunoblastic T–cell lymphoma

  1. :  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 Glentzer, The Houston Chronicle, 2 May 2009—called also immunoblastic lymphadenopathy


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