lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma

Pronunciation: (LIM-foh-plaz-muh-SIH-tik lim-FOH-muh)

An indolent (slow-growing) type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma marked by abnormal levels of IgM antibodies in the blood and an enlarged liver, spleen, or lymph nodes. Also called Waldenström macroglobulinemia.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2004-12-22 Date last modified: 2007-09-21