How are patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) characterized based on the International Prognostic Index (IPI) score?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Priyank P Patel, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Each factor is worth 1 point. Based on the IPI score, patients can be categorized as follows [8] :

  • Low risk (0-1 point)

  • Low-intermediate risk (2 points)

  • High-intermediate risk (3 points)

  • High risk (4-5 points)


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