Nodular lymphoid hyperplasia

Nodular lymphoid hyperplasia (NLH) is a type of rare, benign, lymphoproliferative disease. It is most commonly reported affecting the gastrointestinal and respiratory systems.

The presence of gut/mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (GALT/MALT) can be seen in children and young adults as a normal variant however in adults, the presence of MALT and nodular lymphoid hyperplasia is indicative of hypogammaglobulinaemia.

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rID: 25548
System: Haematology
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Nodular lymphoid hyperplasia - general
  • Nodular lymphoid hyperplasia (NLH)

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