9590/3 Malignant lymphoma, NOS


Synonyms

Microglioma
Lymphoma, NOS

Definitions

Tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues
ICD-O-3 topography code: C42 and C77

A malignant (clonal) proliferation of B- or T- lymphocytes which involves the lymph nodes, bone marrow and/or extranodal sites. This category includes Hodgkin lymphomas and Non-Hodgkin lymphomas. This is a generic term that refers to the entire class of mature or immature tissue-based lymphoid neoplasms.