Malignant Lymphoma of Unknown Cause

  • Ronald D. Hunt
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Lymphomas are extremely variable in their gross appearance. They may occur as (1) enlargement of one or more lymph nodes; (2) one to multiple nodules or masses of variable size either in or adjacent to various viscera such as the heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, gastrointestinal tract, thymus, or in such locations as the subcutaneous tissues, muscles, orbit, bone, or central nervous system; or (3) diffuse infiltration of visceral organs. The tumor tissue is yellow, gray, or off-white and often contains foci of hemorrhage.


Malignant Lymphoma Nonhuman Primate Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Cynomolgus Monkey Hamadryas Baboon 
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