Pamela G. Kidd, Author at Endocrinology Advisor

Pamela G. Kidd

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Follicular Lymphoma

At a Glance Follicular lymphoma is one of the most common B-cell lymphomas, accounting for approximately 20% of all adult lymphomas in the United States and Western Europe. It is primarily a disease of middle age to older adults, with a median age in the sixth decade and only very rarely occurring in the pediatric…

Hairy Cell Leukemia

At a Glance Hairy cell leukemia is an indolent neoplasm of mature B cells. The name is derived from the appearance of the cells, lymphoid cells with hair-like cytoplasmic projections, in the peripheral blood and bone marrow. Patients are usually middle-aged or older, frequently present with fatigue, weakness or fever, and are classically found to…

T-Cell Histiocyte Rich Large B-Cell Lymphoma (THRLB-CL)

At a Glance T-cell histiocyte rich large B-cell lymphoma (THRLB-CL) is considered a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, but it is difficult to diagnose because of the paucity of large B-cells and the preponderance of T-cells and/or histiocytes. It is a rare lymphoma, accounting for less than 10% of diffuse large B-cell lymphomas and affects predominantly…

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma

At a Glance Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is the most common leukemia in adults in the Western world. Patients are often asymptomatic and are found to have a lymphocytosis on a routine complete blood count (CBC), a CBC being performed pre-operatively, or a CBC performed on admission to the hospital. At the time of diagnosis, patients…

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