What are B-cell mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas are usually localized and are most often observed in the stomach, lung, salivary gland, thyroid, orbit, conjunctiva, and lacrimal gland. An association of MALT lymphomas with autoimmune disease is well known.


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