Evaluation of HTLV-I and HCV Prevalence in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Immunology Research Centre, BuAli Research Institute, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

2 Department of Pathology, Imam Reza Hospital, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

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Table 1.

 

Histological characteristics of NHL lymphoma samples in this study

Place of resentment

Histological forms of NHL Number GI Tract Cervical lymphatic

nodes

Inguinal lymphatic

nodes

Other sites HTLV-I positive

cases

HCV positive

cases

Disseminated 32 9 10 3 10 8 3

Nodular 6 unidentified unidentified unidentified unidentified - -

Great cell lymphomas 5 - 4 - 1 - -

Low grade lymphomas 2 - - 1 1 - 1

Burkitt’s like lymphoma 1 - 1 - - 1 -

Atypical NHL 2 - - - 2 - -

NHL with mixed cellularity 5 - 3 - 2 1 -

Total 54 9 18 4 16 10 4

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