- adj. Characterized by lymphoproliferation.
- lympho- + proliferative (Wiktionary)
“Until now, there have been no effective drugs for treating latent EBV infection in any of the EBV-associated diseases, which in addition to mono include a subset of stomach cancers, certain types of nose-throat cancer and lymph node cancers such as lymphoproliferative disease, says lead author Shannon C. Kenney, MD.”
“However, even if an alteration in this gene is not found, a child can still have a diagnosis of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP) based on the clinical symptoms and other laboratory test results.”
“There are several ways that X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP) can be diagnosed.”
“The diagnosis might also be considered if there is a family history where relatives were affected by illnesses found in X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP), such as fatal Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection, lymphoma or hypogammaglobulinemia.”
“How do you test for X-linked lymphoproliferative (XLP) syndrome?”
“If a child has severe symptoms in response to infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a physician may consider a diagnosis of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP).”
“In order to confirm that an individual has X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP), most commonly a genetic test must be completed:”
“How do you diagnose X-linked lymphoproliferative (XLP) syndrome?”
“A blood sample is obtained from a male who has clinical symptoms of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP) or from a female who wants to see if she is a carrier of an SH2D1A alteration.”
“If a man with X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (and hence an SH2D1A alteration) has children with a female partner who does not carry an alteration in SH2D1A, he will either pass on a Y-chromosome to his sons (who will therefore be unaffected by the syndrome) or he will pass the X-chromosome with the SH2D1A alteration to his daughters (who will be X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome carriers).”
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