|lymphoma, small cleaved-cell, follicular||medical dictionary|
A low-grade malignant lymphoma of predominantly follicular pattern. Follicles are of relatively uniform size and shape and the cells are usually somewhat larger than normal lymphocytes. Nuclei are irregular with prominent indentations and cytoplasm can rarely be identified. Cells exhibiting these characteristics are often called centrocytes.
(12 Dec 1998)
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