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

Document Type : Original Article


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
Inguinal lymphatic
Other sites HTLV-I positive
HCV positive
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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