What are the most common types of B-cell lymphoma in developing countries?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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In developing regions, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma was the most common subtype (42.5%) Other subtypes seen more frequently were Burkitt lymphoma (2.2%), precursor B- and T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (1.1% and 2.9%) and extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma (2.2%). [7]


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