What is the definition of Lymphoid Hyperplasia?

Lymphoid hyperplasia is an increase in the number of normal cells (called lymphocytes) that are contained in lymph nodes. This most often happens when there is an infection with bacteria, viruses, or other types of germs and is part of the body's reaction to the infection.

What are the alternative names for Lymphoid Hyperplasia?

Lymphoid hypertrophy



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  • Condition: TAFRO Syndrome
  • Journal: Annals of hematology
  • Treatment Used: Tocilizumab
  • Number of Patients: 31
  • Published —
This review of the literature investigated the effectiveness of tocilizumab, an anti-interleukin-6 receptor antibody, in patients with TAFRO syndrome.
  • Condition: TAFRO (Thrombocytopenia, Anasarca, Fever, Reticulin Myelofibrosis or Renal Dysfunction and Organomegaly)
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: Corticosteroids, Tocilizumab and Rituximab
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched a case of TAFRO (thrombocytopenia, anasarca, fever, reticulin myelofibrosis or renal dysfunction and organomegaly).
Clinical Trial
  • Status: Active, not recruiting
  • Participants: 40
  • Start Date: February 4, 2021
Assessment of Bone Mineral Density in People Living With HIV and KSHV Associated Malignancies: A Retrospective Longitudinal Analysis
Clinical Trial
  • Status: Not yet recruiting
  • Phase: Phase 2
  • Intervention Type: Drug
  • Participants: 27
  • Start Date: December 2020
LCCC 1950 - Rituximab for Multicentric Castleman Disease in Malawi, A Single-Arm Phase II Safety/Efficacy Trial