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Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma

Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: Introduction

Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: A form of lymphoma that occurs externally to the lymph nodes but is located in sites other than the upper aerodigestive tract, nasopharynx and nasal cavity. This particular type of lymphoma is rare but tends to be aggressive. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma is available below.

Symptoms of Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma

Treatments for Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma

  • Treatment varies depending on factors such as stage of cancer and health of the patient. Optimal treatment regimens are still being researched
  • Treatment options include:
  • Chemotherapy - usually CHOP regimen
  • Rdiation therapy combined with chemotherapy
  • Bone marrow transplant - investigational therapy
  • more treatments...»

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Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: Complications

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Causes of Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma

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Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal...read more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the...read more »

Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: Rare Types

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Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: Animations

Prognosis for Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma

Prognosis for Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: This type of tumor is generally aggressive. Early diagnosis can result in a better prognosis. The presence of B symptoms (weight loss, fever, night sweats) indicates systemic involvement and a poorer prognosis. Patients with tumors not located in the upper aerodigestive tract, nasopharynx and nasal cavity tend to have a poorer prognosis than patients with tumors in the nasal and aerodigestive tract regions. This group of patients should be treated more aggressively.

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  1. Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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