Symptoms of lymphoma
For the vast majority of patients even suspected the possibility of malignancy of cells of the hematopoietic or immune system becomes deep stress and cause for despair. They believe that these diseases are incurable and lead to the inevitable death of the patient, although advances in modern medicine allow for timely detection of the pathological process not only slow down its progression, but also completely cure these diseases. It is for this type of tumors include lymphoma – malignant tumors that originate from cells of the immune system and can affect the lymph nodes and vessels of all organs and tissues of the body.
The main symptoms of lymphoma
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Lymphoma has a relatively benign course and good prognosis with early detection – treatment programmes differ significantly from treatment protocols developed for adult patients.
Currently, the hematologists there are more than 30 varieties of these diseases that affect lymphocytes and organs included in the lymphatic system of the body, but depending on the type and distribution of cells, primary lesion which was the beginning of the pathological process, the following types of lymphomas:
- Hodgkin's or Hodgkin's lymphoma the most common in the present variant of the disease (he most studied hematologists and oncologists);
- non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, among which, depending on the type of cell precursor, secrete b-cell lymphoma arising from b-lymphocytes and T-cell lymphomas, developing T lymphocytes.
Causes of lymphoma
Doctors dedicated to identifying and treating patients with lymphoma, was able to outline the range of conditions that may precede the onset of symptoms. These include:
1.The age of patients – in most cases, patients of older age groups revealed negotinska lymphoma.
2.The presence of infection in the body – the risk of disease increases for patients in the body which is detected for HIV, T-lymphocytic virus, Epstein-Barr, hepatitis viruses b and C, Helicobacter pylori, which are the main reason for the development of gastric ulcer.
3.Previous changes of the immune system and interference in its activities, including those prescribed to treat a variety of diseases, autoimmune diseases, organ transplantation with the mandatory appointment of immunosuppressive therapy.
5.Prolonged exposure to chemicals, including occupational hazards.
6.Genetic predisposition – identification in the family of relatives who suffer malignant tumors of the hematopoietic and immune system.