Primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma

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Primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma
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Micrograph of a primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma. H&E stain.
Classification and external resources
Specialty Hematology and oncology
ICD-O 9679/3
eMedicine article/203681

Primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma, abbreviated PMBL, is a type of lymphoma that rises in the mediastinum and predominantly affects young adults.[1][2]

It is similar to diffuse large B-cell lymphoma; however, it generally has a significantly better prognosis.

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  1. ^ Johnson, PW.; Davies, AJ. (2008). "Primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma.". Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2008: 349–58. PMID 19074109. doi:10.1182/asheducation-2008.1.349. 
  2. ^ Coso, D.; Rey, J.; Bouabdallah, R. (Feb 2010). "[Primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma]". Rev Pneumol Clin. 66 (1): 32–5. PMID 20207294. doi:10.1016/j.pneumo.2009.12.007. 

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