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Table 2 Specific diagnoses

From: Rapid access clinic for unexplained lymphadenopathy and suspected malignancy: prospective analysis of 1000 patients

Lymphoma subtypes (no.), n = 81
 Hodgkin lymphoma (incl. 1 PTLD) 19
 Diffuse large B cell lymphoma 16
 Mantle cell lymphoma 4
 Burkitt lymphoma 1
 Follicular lymphoma 31
 Small lymphocytic lymphoma 7
 Marginal zone lymphoma 1
 Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma 2
Solid tumors (no.), n = 55
 Breast 6
 Head and neck (SCC) 20
 Thyroid 1
 Salivary gland 4
 Upper GI adenocarcinoma (1 oesophageal, 1 gastric) 2
 Cervix/ovarian 2
 Skin (8 Melanoma, 1 SCC, 1 Merkel cell) 10
 Prostate 1
 Lung (non-small cell) 1
 Renal 1
 Olfactory neuroblastoma 1
 Unknown Primary 6
Benign tumors (no.), n = 91
 Angioma/angiofibroma 2
 Lipoma 44
 Fibroadenoma 6
 Pilomatrixoma 2
 Pleomorphic salivary gland adenoma 15
 Warthin’s tumor 18
 Granular cell tumor 1
 Follicular adenoma (thyroid) 1
 Schwannoma 1
 Not specified 1
Infectious/inflammatory diseases (no.), n = 89
Chronic sialadenitis/tonsillitis 12
Dermatopathic lymphadenopathy 12
Local inflammation/abscess 8
Sarcoidosis/granuloma 13
Kikuchi’s disease 2
Specific acute infections 42
 Toxoplasmosis 14
 Tuberculosis 13
 Epstein-Barr virus 6
 Human immunodeficiency virus 5
 Syphilis 1
 Mumps 1
 Bartonella infection 2
  1. PTLD indicates post -transplant lymphoproliferative disorder; SCC indicates squamous cell carcinoma
  2. Specific diagnoses assigned to patients on the study (n = 1000)