What are B-cell and T/natural killer (NK)-cell neoplasms?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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B-cell neoplasms are clonal tumors of mature and immature B cells at various stages of differentiation. B-cell neoplasms tend to mimic stages of normal B-cell differentiation, and the resemblance to normal cell stages is a major basis for their classification and nomenclature. [3]


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