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lymphatics consist of

lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, and lymphoid tissue

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examples of lymphoid tissue

tonsils, adenoids, spleen, thymus, bone marrow

3

primary responsibility of the lymphatic system

Returns excess interstitial fluid and protein to the blood, filters and destroys unwanted material from the body fluids, and initiates an immune response.

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Lymph nodes become ______ when bacterial are present and when the body produces more lymphocytes to fight infection.

swollen

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type major types of lymphomas

hodkins and nonhodgkins lymphoma

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Malignant neoplasms involving lymphocyte proliferation in the lymph nodes are classified as...

lymphomas

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hodgkin's lymphomas is characterized by the presence of

reed sternberg cells

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median age of diagnoses for hodgkins lymphoma is

38 years

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risk factors for hodgkins lymphomas

previous infection of epstein barr virus, family history, and patients with HIV

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where does hodgkins lymphoma masses present?

in the neck, supraclavicular or mediastinal regions

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what are B symptoms of hodgkins lymphoma

unexplained fevers,
drenching night sweats,
weight loss of 10% of their body weight in 6 months

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what is the staging system used for hodgkins lymphoma

ann arbor

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hodgkins lymphoma spread in a/an _____ pattern

predictable

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what is used as the differential landmark in staging for hodgkins lymphoma

diaphragm

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what is the primary treatment for early stage hodgkins lymphoma

chemo

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is hodgkins lymphoma radiosensitve or radioresistant?

radiosensitive

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in hodgkins lymphoma the _____ cells are defective

B

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non-hodgkins lymphoma presents in _______ as well as ________, most common extranodal organ is _______

lymph nodes, extranodal tissues, stomach

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the median age of nonhodgkins lymphoma is

67 years

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nonhodgkins lymphoma spreads in a/an _______ pattern

unpredictable

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what is the staging system used of nonhodgkins lymphoma

ann arbor staging sytems

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which patients have the best prognosis for nonhodgkins lymphoma (older/younger)

younger

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non hodgkins is seperated into two groups, what are they

B-cell and T-cell lymphomas

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what group of nonhodgkins lymphoma is most common (T or B cell)

B cell

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nonhodgkins is then seperated into what two subgroups

indolent and aggressive

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treatment for nonhodgkins lymphoma

chemo, radiaiton, immunotherapy, and bone marrow and stem cell transplant

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what is the radiation dose most often used for nonhodgkins lymphoma

35-45 Gy

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which nonhodgkins treatment type is reserved for those who have relapsed or who had indolent than transformed into agressive?

bone marrow and stem cell transplants