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*  Tonsil
... s are collections of lymphoid tissue facing into the aerodigestive tract. The set of lymphatic tissue known as Waldeyer's ... the tonsils are viewed in some classifications as belonging to both the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) and the mucosa- ... associated lymphoid tissue (MALT). Other viewpoints treat them (and the spleen and thymus) as large lymphatic organs ... These immunocompetent tissues are the immune system's first line of defense against ingested or inhaled foreign pathogens, and ...
*  Appendicitis
Inflamed lymphoid tissue from a viral infection, parasites, gallstone, or tumors may also cause the blockage. This blockage ... reduced blood flow to the appendix and distention of the appendix causes tissue injury and tissue death. If this process is ... the surgeon removes the infected tissue and cuts the appendix from the surrounding tissue. After careful and close inspection ... Periappendicitis, inflammation of tissues around the appendix, is often found in conjunction with other abdominal pathology. ...
*  Peyer's patch
They are an important part of gut associated lymphoid tissue usually found in humans in the lowest portion of the small ... Although important in the immune response, excessive growth of lymphoid tissue in Peyer's patches is pathologic, as hypertrophy ... Peyer's patches (or aggregated lymphoid nodules, or occasionally PP for brevity) are organized lymphoid follicles, named after ... and T-lymphocytes found in Peyer's patches and other sites of gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT). Peyer's patches thus act ...
*  Thymus
In the nineteenth century, a condition was identified as status thymicolymphaticus defined by an increase in lymphoid tissue ... Thymic tissue containing cysts is rarely described in the literature, ectopic glandular tissue included in the wall of cystic ... Thymic tissue sometimes be found scattered on or around the gland. The thyomocytes and the epithelium of the thymus have ... When used as food for humans, animal thymic tissue is known as (one of the kinds of) sweetbread. The thymus was known to the ...
*  Lymph node stromal cell
In the cortex, lymphoid tissue is organized into nodules. In the nodules, T lymphocytes (cells which help to fight viruses) are ... Crosstalk LEC, lymphoid tissue inducer cells and mesenchymal stromal organizer cells initiate the formation of lymph nodes. ... FRCs produce collagen alpha-1(III) rich reticular fibers that form a dense network within the lymphoid tissue. These are ... Afferent lymphatic vessels bring lymph fluid from the peripheral tissues to the lymph nodes. The lymph tissue in the lymph ...
*  Palatine tonsil
The palatine tonsil is one of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissues (MALT), located at the entrance to the upper respiratory ... In consequence it is a site of, and potential focus for, infections, and is one of the chief immunocompetent tissues in the ... The tonsils contain four lymphoid compartments that influence immune functions, namely the reticular crypt epithelium, the ... of removing a chronically infected tissue and the possible harm caused by eliminating an important immune inductive tissue. The ...
*  Lymphotoxin beta
LTB is an inducer of the inflammatory response system and involved in normal development of lymphoid tissue. Lymphotoxin-beta ... "Identification of two lymphotoxin beta isoforms expressed in human lymphoid cell lines and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas". ...
*  Adenoid
They are part of the so-called Waldeyer ring of lymphoid tissue which includes the palatine tonsils and the lingual tonsils. ... It is a mass of lymphatic tissue situated posterior to the nasal cavity, in the roof of the nasopharynx, where the nose blends ... Adenoidectomy Lymphatic system Human pharynx Histology at KUMC lymphoid-lymph06 Jefferson, Yosh (2017-02-01). "Mouth breathing ...
*  Nasal-associated lymphoid tissue
... associated lymphoid tissue (NALT) represents immune system of nasal mucosa and is a part of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue ( ... "Induction of antibody-secreting cells and T-helper and memory cells in murine nasal lymphoid tissue". Immunology. 88 (4): 493- ... "Induction of antibody-secreting cells and T-helper and memory cells in murine nasal lymphoid tissue". Immunology. 88 (4): 493- ... "Isolation and characterization of mouse nasal-associated lymphoid tissue". Journal of Immunological Methods. 202 (2): 123-131. ...
*  Gut-associated lymphoid tissue
... (GALT) is a component of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) which works in the immune ... The following comprise lymphoid tissue in the gut: Waldeyer's tonsillar ring Peyer's patches Lymphoid aggregates in the ... Lymphoid tissue accumulating with age in the stomach Small lymphoid aggregates in the esophagus Diffusely distributed lymphoid ... the intestine possesses the largest mass of lymphoid tissue in the human body. The GALT is made up of several types of lymphoid ...
*  Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue
... larynx-associated lymphoid tissue) SALT (skin-associated lymphoid tissue) VALT (vulvo-vaginal-associated lymphoid tissue) It ... bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue) NALT (nasal-associated lymphoid tissue) CALT (conjunctival-associated lymphoid tissue) ... The mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), also called mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue, is a diffuse system of small ... gut-associated lymphoid tissue. Peyer's patches are a component of GALT found in the lining of the small intestines.) BALT ( ...
*  Bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue
... (BALT) is a tertiary lymphoid structure and it is a part of mucosa-associated lymphoid ... "Bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT) is not present in the normal adult lung but in different diseases." Pathobiology ... "Induced bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue serves as a general priming site for T cells and is maintained by dendritic cells ... "Bronchus associated lymphoid tissue (BALT) in human lung: its distribution in smokers and non-smokers". Thorax. 48 (11): 1130- ...
*  Tumors of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues
... or haematopoietic and lymphoid malignancies are tumors that affect the blood, ... Hematological malignancies may derive from either of the two major blood cell lineages: myeloid and lymphoid cell lines. The ... Lymphomas, lymphocytic leukemias, and myeloma are from the lymphoid line, while acute and chronic myelogenous leukemia, ... myeloid cell line normally produces granulocytes, erythrocytes, thrombocytes, macrophages and mast cells; the lymphoid cell ...
*  David L. Felten
1990). "Peripheral Innervation of Lymphoid Tissue". The Neuroendocrine-immune network. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-4625-5. ...
*  Germinal center
Thorbecke GJ, Amin AR, Tsiagbe VK (1994). "Biology of germinal centres in lymphoid tissue". FASEB Journal. 8 (11): 832-840. ... UIUC Histology Subject 563 Histology image: 07103loa - Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Lymphoid Tissues and ... Histologically, the GCs describe microscopically distinguishable parts in lymphoid tissues. Within lymph nodes, mature ... Germinal centers or germinal centres (GCs) are sites within secondary lymphoid organs - lymph nodes and the spleen where mature ...
*  Lymphotoxin alpha
Fu YX, Chaplin DD (1999-01-01). "Development and maturation of secondary lymphoid tissues". Annual Review of Immunology. 17: ... Lymphoid Tissues and Organs". In Paul W. Fundamental Immunology (6th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 27- ... This intestinal lymphoid follicle plays an important role in the immune system of the digestive tract. Peyer's patches are ... LT-α is also involved in the formation of secondary lymphoid organs during development and plays a role in apoptosis. In LT-α ...
*  MALT lymphoma
Avilés, A; Nambo, MJ; Neri, N; Talavera, A; Cleto, S (2005). "Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma of the stomach ... MALT lymphoma (MALToma) is a form of lymphoma involving the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), frequently of the stomach ... Schechter, NR; Portlock, CS; Yahalom, J (May 1998). "Treatment of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma of the stomach ... Source: Modified from WHO Blue Book on Tumour of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues. 2001, p. 2001.) ...
*  NALT
Northwest Achievement Levels Test Nasal-associated lymphoid tissue. ...
*  BCL10
This gene was identified by its translocation in a case of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. The protein ... "BCL10 expression in normal and neoplastic lymphoid tissue. Nuclear localization in MALT lymphoma". Am. J. Pathol. 157 (4): 1147 ...
*  Ocular immune system
The latter is understood to be organized into clumps of lymphoid follicles as well as diffuse lymphoid tissues. In the ... Furthermore, the tissue is not vascularized, and does not contain lymphoid cells or other defense mechanisms, apart from some ... Diffuse lymphoid tissues, on the other hand, is composed mainly of interspersed effector cells. Generally, both pathways lead ... Hein, W.R., Organization of mucosal lymphoid tissue. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol, 1999. 236: p. 1-15. Knop, E. and N. Knop, The ...
*  RANKL
Mueller CG, Hess E (2012). "Emerging Functions of RANKL in Lymphoid Tissues". Front Immunol. 3: 261. doi:10.3389/fimmu. ... RANKL is expressed in several tissues and organs including: skeletal muscle, thymus, liver, colon, small intestine, adrenal ...
*  Primary mediastinal (thymic) large B cell lymphoma
WHO classification of tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues. World Health Organization classification of tumours. 2 ( ...
*  Adenoid hypertrophy
The adenoids, like all lymphoid tissue, enlarge when infected. Although lymphoid tissue does act to fight infection, sometimes ... The mat of lymphoid tissue called adenoids starts to get sizable during the first year of life. Just how big the adenoids ... The lymphoid tissue remains under the mucosa of the nasopharynx, and could be seen under a microscope if the area was biopsied ... The symptoms caused by enlarged adenoids are mostly due to where this lymphoid tissue is located. The adenoids are in the ...
*  Epstein-Barr virus-positive DLBCL of the elderly
WHO classification of tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues. World Health Organization classification of tumours. 2 ( ...
*  ALK+ large B-cell lymphoma
WHO classification of tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues. World Health Organization classification of tumours. 2 ( ...
*  Follicular dendritic cells
In normal lymphoid tissue recirculating resting B cells migrate through the FDC networks, whereas antigen-activated B cells are ... These sarcomas often involve lymphoid tissues, but in a number of cases the tumor has been found in the liver, bile duct, ... Factor Mfge produced in lymphoid tissues mainly by FDCs is known to enhance engulfment of apoptotic cells. Deficit of this ... precursors in primary lymphoid tissues". The Journal of Immunology. 160 (3): 1078-84. PMID 9570519. Wang Y, Wang J, Sun Y, Wu Q ...
*  Enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma
Lymphoma Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue Isaacson PG (October 1994). "Gastrointestinal lymphoma". Hum. Pathol. 25 (10): 1020- ...