Possible Causes for Lymphoma in USA

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Enough tissue must be obtained to rule out a lymphoma. … Children who develop Burkitt lymphoma which is also caused by EBV, are also at risk for development of infectious mononucleosis. … It is also important to note that falsely positive Monospot tests may occur in people with rubella, toxoplasmosis and certain malignancies like lymphoma and leukemia.[1]

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    (MALT) lymphoma, while follicular lymphoma, small lymphocytic lymphoma, Burkitt's lymphoma and Hodgkin's lymphoma are other recognized forms. … Lymphomas that develop in the thyroid are almost always of B-cell origin, the most common being diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue … Thyroid lymphoma is a very rare malignant disease and is primarily encountered in elderly individuals, more commonly women, who suffer from Hashimoto's thyroiditis.[2]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    Colonic Lymphoma Lymphoma Hepatosplenic Lymphoma Pulmonary Lymphoma

    Mature T cell lymphoma: 7.6%Small lymphocytic lymphoma: 6.7%Mantle cell lymphoma: 6%Mediastinal large B cell lymphoma: 2.4%Anaplastic large cell lymphoma: 2.4%Burkitt’s lymphoma … ’s lymphoma) and t(11;14) (mantle cell lymphoma). … Non-Hodgkin lymphomas are malignant lymphomas that are not classified as Hodgkin's disease.[3]

  • Intestinal Lymphoma
    Colonic Lymphoma Lymphoma
  • Malignant Lymphoma of the Testis
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Lymphoma Hepatosplenic Lymphoma Pulmonary Lymphoma

    CLL is a type of B cell lymphoma which presents primarily in the lymph nodes. … organomegaly, as well as a worsening of the general condition with accentuation of B symptoms point to a Richter's transformation, a progression to an aggressive Non-Hodgkin lymphoma … leukemia (chronic lymphoid leukemia, CLL) belongs to the lymphoproliferative disorders and according to the classification of the World Health Organization to the Non-Hodgkin lymphomas[4]

  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance

    IgM MGUS: IgM MGUS can progress to either asymptomatic Waldenström macroglobulinemia or to symptomatic Waldenström macroglobulinemia and rarely to lymphoma or AL amyloidosis … [5]

  • Sjogren's Syndrome

    Late complications such as blindness, dental destruction, oral candidiasis, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma may occur.[6]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Malignancies - Lymphomas, Kaposi's sarcoma, and invasive cervical cancer.[7]

  • Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

    be considered as a variant of T-cell rich diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. … Lymphomatoid granulomatosis (LYG or LG) is a very rare lymphoproliferative disorder first characterized in 1972 with lymphomatoid meaning lymphoma-like and granulomatosis … The disease has been seen to transform to diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and while LYG is graded I-III based on the number of large EBV-positive B-cells, grade II and III can … [8]


Lymphoma is a general term for a group of malignant diseases that originate in the lymphatic system.

Further symptoms

Similar symptoms


  1. Infectious Mononucleosis, Symptoma
  2. Thyroid Lymphoma, Symptoma
  3. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Symptoma
  4. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Symptoma
  5. Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance, Symptoma
  6. Sjogren's Syndrome, Symptoma
  7. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Symptoma
  8. Lymphomatoid granulomatosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0