Malt Lymphoma

Description

MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma is a rare form of malignant non-Hodgkin lymphoma (see this term) that affects B cells and grows at the expense of lymphoid tissue associated with mucous membranes, but also occurs, more rarely, in lymph nodes.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Malt Lymphoma

  • Anemia
  • Visual impairment
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Recurrent respiratory infections
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Weight loss
  • Nausea and vomiting

And another 7 symptoms. If you need more information about this disease we can help you.

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Incidence and onset information

— Based on the latest data available MALT LYMPHOMA have a estimated incidence of 0.3 per 100k worldwide.
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Malt Lymphoma Is also known as maltoma, mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue lymphoma, extranodal marginal zone b-cell lymphoma, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma.

Researches and researchers

Doctors, researchs, and experts related to Malt Lymphoma extracted from public data.

Malt Lymphoma Experts map



Current Researchs and researchers

  • HAMBURG — Pr Christoph THORNS

    Investigator of research project

    • Institution/s:
      — Kath. Marienkrankenhaus gGmbH
    • Research area/topic::

      The role of micro RNAs in the development of extranodal marginalzone lymphomas of the MALT type


Malt Lymphoma Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
Detection by FISH of MALT1 (18q21) rearrangements.

By CGC Genetics (Portugal).

MALT1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
20 %
Detection by FISH of t(11;18) API2/MALT1.

By CGC Genetics (Portugal).

BIRC3, MALT1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
40 %
Detection by FISH of t(14;18) IGH/MALT1.

By CGC Genetics (Portugal).

IGH, MALT1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
40 %
CentoICU platinum plus.

By Centogene AG - the Rare Disease Company (Germany).

RMRP, BCS1L, BDNF, RPS19, RPS6KA3, SALL1, SCN1A, SCN2A, SFTPB, SFTPC, SFTPD, ST3GAL5, STIL, SIX1, SIX5, SLC16A1, SLCO1B1, SLCO1B3, SLC22A5, BRAF , (...)

View the complete list with 487 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
20 %
New Born testing (CentoICU).

By Centogene AG - the Rare Disease Company (Germany).

RMRP, BCS1L, BDNF, RPS19, RPS6KA3, SALL1, SCN1A, SCN2A, SFTPB, SFTPC, SFTPD, ST3GAL5, STIL, SIX1, SIX5, SLC16A1, SLCO1B1, SLCO1B3, SLC22A5, BRAF , (...)

View the complete list with 487 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
20 %
Immunodeficiency type 12.

By Centogene AG - the Rare Disease Company (Germany).

MALT1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
20 %
FISH, Lymphoma Panel.

By Cytogenetics and Molecular Pathology Laboratory UP Health System Marquette (United States).

BCL6, CCND1, IGH, MALT1, MYC
Specificity
40 %
Genes
40 %
Combined immunodeficiencies Panel.

By CeGaT GmbH (Germany).

RMRP, SEMA3E, STAT5B, STIM1, STK4, TAPBP, TBX1, THBD, TNFRSF4, CD40, CD27, CD40LG, TRAC, ACP5, FOXN1, ZAP70, CARD11, CD3D, CD3E, CD3G , (...)

View the complete list with 39 more genes
Specificity
2 %
Genes
20 %

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Sources and references

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