What are the BNLI criteria for immediate follicular lymphoma (FL) treatment?

Updated: Jan 16, 2019
  • Author: Francisco J Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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BNLI criteria are as follows [2] :

  • Rapid, generalized disease progression in the preceding 3 mo
  • Life-threatening organ involvement
  • Renal infiltration
  • Bone lesions
  • Presence of systemic symptoms: Hemoglobin < 10 g/dL or WBC < 1.5 x 10 9/L, or platelet count < 100 x 10 9/L; related to bone marrow involvement

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