MALT lymphoma

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Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue lymphoma. MALT lymphoma (MALToma) is a form of lymphoma involving the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), frequently of the stomach, but virtually any mucosal site can be afflicted. It is a cancer originating from B cells in the marginal zone of the MALT, and is also called extranodal marginal zone B cell lymphoma.

Synonyms: mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma, mucosa-associated lymphoma, Extranodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma of Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue, Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma

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