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WHO Classification of Tumours
Aggressive NK-cell leukaemia
Tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues


Definition

A systemic neoplastic proliferation of NK-cells almost always associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and an aggressive clinical course.

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