Lymphofollicular Hyperplasia

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What is the definition of Lymphofollicular Hyperplasia?

Lymphofollicular hyperplasia is an increase in the number of cells found in lymph node. These follicles contain normal white blood cells called lymphocytes. Your body produces more lymphocytes to help prevent bacteria, viruses, and other types of germs from entering the bloodstream.

What are the alternative names for Lymphofollicular Hyperplasia?

Lymphadenopathy; Lymphofollicular hypertrophy



Winter JN. Approach to the patient with lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 159.

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Latest Advance
  • Condition: Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Rituximab-Bendamustine switch from R-CHOP
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma that was undergoing R-CHOP chemotherapy that switched over to rituximab-bendamustine despite a progressing condition.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) caused by COVID-19
  • Journal: Clinical infection in practice
  • Treatment Used: Anakinra
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the use of Anakinra in a patients with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) caused by COVID-19 infection.

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trial
  • Status: Active, not recruiting
  • Participants: 1000000
  • Start Date: October 5, 2020
Development and Evaluation of Techniques for Computer Aided Detection and Diagnosis From Existing Radiologic Images
Clinical Trial
  • Status: Not yet recruiting
  • Study Type: Device
  • Participants: 70
  • Start Date: October 1, 2020
Value of Ultrasound Elastography in Characterization of Superficial Lymphadenopathy