Definition: An angiocentric and angiodestructive lymphoproliferative disorder primarily involving the lungs. It is caused by an Epstein-Barr virus-induced transformation of the B-cells, in a T-cell rich environment. Clinically and pathologically it resembles EXTRANODAL NK-T-CELL LYMPHOMA.
coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM)
Other names Granulomatosis, Lymphomatoid; Lymphomatoid Granulomatoses; Granulomatoses, Lymphomatoid
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