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Nodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma (NMZL)

NMZL is a type of lymphoma that is mainly confined to the lymph nodes.

It is a rare form of lymphoma, accounting for only 1% to 3% of all NHL cases.

What are the symptoms?

The most common symptom is a painless swelling in the neck, armpit or groin caused by enlarged lymph nodes. Sometimes more than one group of nodes is affected.

NMZL is diagnosed by lymph node biopsy.

How is it treated?

The most common treatments for NMZL include Watch & Wait, radiotherapy and combination chemotherapy medicines with a monoclonal antibody.