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Current Drug Targets - Inflammation & Allergy


ISSN (Print): 1568-010X
ISSN (Online): 1568-010X

Primary Lung Lymphoma

Author(s): Daniele Vallisa, Elena Trabacchi and Luigi Cavanna

Volume 3, Issue 4, 2004

Page: [469 - 471] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/1568010042634550

Price: $65


Lymphoproliferative disorders affecting the lung are infrequent. Therefore the diagnosis is often not easy, specially when the lung is primary affected. Moreover, new clinical-pathological entities are responsible of primary lung lymphoma that require specific treatment. It is important to keep in mind the chance that lung may be involved by lymphoproliferative disorders so to avoid the mistake of the misdiagnosis of this curable diseases since sometimes they have a good prognosis and a very different management from epithelial neoplasia of the lung.

Keywords: non-Hodgkins lymphoma, autoimmune diseases, copd, endothelin-1, vasoconstrictor, growth hormone, hiv, myeloid metaplasia

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