lymph node

Extranodal extension (ENE)

What does extranodal extension mean? A lymph node is a small organ filled with specialized immune cells. It is part of the body’s immune system. A capsule is a thin tissue barrier on the outside of the lymph node. The capsule separates the lymph node from the surrounding tissues and organs. Pathologists use the term …
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Follicular lymphoma

What is follicular lymphoma? Follicular lymphoma is a type of cancer that comes from specialized immune cells called lymphocytes. Follicular lymphoma is the second most common lymphoma to affect adults. Where in the body is follicular lymphoma found? Follicular lymphoma can start anywhere in the body where lymphocytes gather in large numbers. The most common …
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