Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma: Introduction
Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma: A rare subtype of lymphoma which originates from T-cell lymphocytes in the liver and the spleen. This form of lymphoma is considered quite aggressive. People with solid organ transplants tend to be more susceptible to this form of cancer, possibility because of the need to take immune suppressing drugs to avoid rejection of the transplanted organ.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma is available below.
Symptoms of Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
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symptoms of Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
Treatments for Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
- There is no proven effective treatment for this form of cancer but treatment options may include: surgery to remove the spleen, corticosteroids, chemotherapy, hematopoietic stem cell transplant
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma?
Causes of Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
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Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Heptaosplenic 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-diagnosed,...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....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. ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be...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 nevi....read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms ...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients
with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their...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 better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer...read more »
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Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- Liver Health Specialists (Hepatology):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
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Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
Prognosis for Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma:
This type of lymphoma is quite aggressive and hence usually has a poor prognosis. Patients tend to survive less than a year on average after diagnosis.
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Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
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