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1

Reed-sternberg cells (popcorn cells) are indicative of what condition 

Hodgkin Lymphoma

2

Cell line of Lymphoid stem cell 

  • B cells
  • T cells 

3

what virus is found in 40-50% of cases of Hodgkin Lymphoma

epstein-barr virus 

4

Hodgkin Lymphoma presents with painless lymphadenopathy. 60% of cases have what lymph node involvement?

Mediastinal 

5

most patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma are diagnosed in which stages 

stage I and II

6

prognosis of Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • early stages (I and II) have favorable prognosis
  • presence of B symptoms have worse prognosis 

7

how is Hodgkin Lymphoma diagnosed 

  • lymph node/bone marrow biopsy showing reed sternberg cells 

8

90% of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is derived from what cell type

B lymphocytes 

9

clinical features of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • Painless, persistant lymphadenopathy
  • B symptoms 

10

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: median age at dianosis 

66 yrs

11

what symptoms make a lymphoma more aggressive 

  • rapidly growing
  • B symptoms
  • elevated LDH and uric acid

12

give some examples of aggressive lymphomas 

  • diffuse large B cell lymphoma
  • burkitt lymphoma
  • adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma 

13

how do you diagnose Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

lymph node biopsy 

14

treatment of indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

radiation alone 

15

treatment of aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • chemotherapy
  • immunotherapy