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Synonyms for lymphocyte

an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection

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INTRODUCTION: Jessner's (benign) lymphocytic infiltration of the skin (JLIS) is a skin condition of unknown aetiology characterized by erythematous papules and plaques located on the head, neck and upper back.
The drug is used in combination with chlorambucil chemotherapy for the treatment of previously untreated patients with lymphocytic leukaemia who have other medical conditions.
The Phase III trial (OMB110911, COMPLEMENT 1) assessed the combination of ofatumumab and chlorambucil versus chlorambucil alone in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients, while the Phase II trial (OMB115991) evaluated ofatumumab in combination with bendamustine in 44 patients with earlier untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
Aseptic meningitis was diagnosed in 4 employees from facility A after lumbar punctures demonstrated lymphocytic CSF (Table 2).
Key Words: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), Autoimmune Hemolytic anemia (AIHA), Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP).
More recently, in 2010, investigators proposed a molecular-scoring system based on a combination of tests for the expression of the ZAP70, LPL (lipoprotein lipase), CLLU1 (chronic lymphocytic leukemia upregulated 1), MIR29C (microRNA 29c), and MIR223 (microRNA 223) genes that seemed to predict patient outcomes (6).
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus: an emerging obstetric pathogen?
A core needle biopsy was performed and the histologic examination of the breast showed extensive stromal fibrosis with a dense perilobular lymphocytic infiltrate (Figure 1).
Of 219 patients with a history of chronic fatigue for more than one year, 40% were found to have definite histological evidence of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis on fine-needle aspiration of the thyroid gland.
Contributors from universities and other institutions in South America, Europe, Canada, and the US present current research on chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common form of leukemia in adults.
Histologic examination revealed extensive multifocal perivascular lymphocytic infiltration in brain; marked heterophilic hyperplasia in bone marrow; and multifocal interstitial lymphocytic infiltration in heart, pancreas, ventriculus, and skeletal muscles.
Today, the list of presumptive service-connected health problems caused by exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides includes chloracne (a skin disease), Hodgkin's disease, multiple mycloma to (a cancer of the blood cells), non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, porphyria cutanea tarda (a skin disease caused by a defective liver enzyme), respiratory cancers (lung, bronchus, larynx, and trachea), soft-tissue sarcoma (cancer of the muscles and tendons), acute and subacute peripheral neuropathy (weakening of the nervous system), prostate cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and adult-onset (Type 2) diabetes.
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