[Blood test for malignant lymphoma].

Tsutomu Kobayashi, Junya Kuroda, Masafumi Taniwaki

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Malignant lymphoma is a neoplastic disease that develops in the lymph system, which consists of various different subtypes. In addition, the differential diagnosis of malignant lymphoma includes infections, autoimmune diseases, allergic diseases, endocrine disorders, and so on. Therefore accurate diagnosis is very important to decide therapeutic strategy. Blood test is the most common examination in clinical practice and used extensively for evaluating etiology, pathology, disease state, efficacy of treatment and disease prognosis of lymphoma. We are required to understand the characteristics of blood examinations correctly and use them appropriately in daily medical practice. Here, we introduce some blood examinations used for treatment of lymphoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)407-411
Number of pages5
JournalNihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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