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 +B-cell lymphoma ​ any in a large group of non-Hodgkin'​s lymphomas characterized by malignant transformation of the B lymphocytes.
  
 +Partial list of the most common B-cell lymphomas (neoplasms):​
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 +B-cell neoplasms
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 +1. **Precursor B-cell neoplasm** (in other words, a neoplasm composed of cells that are B-lymphoblasts,​ which are precursors to the mature B cells we have floating around in our blood):
 +- Precursor B-lymphoblastic leukemia/​lymphoma
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 +2. **Mature (peripheral) B-cell neoplasms** (in other words, neoplasms composed of B-lineage cells that have matured past the lymphoblast stage):
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 +- B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia/​small lymphocytic lymphoma
 +- B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia
 +- Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma
 +- Splenic marginal zone B-cell lymphoma
 +- Nodal marginal zone lymphoma
 +- Extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated ​
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 +**Lymphoid tissue (MALT) type**
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 +- Hairy cell leukemia
 +- Plasma cell myeloma/​plasmacytoma
 +- Follicular lymphoma, follicle center
 +- Mantle cell lymphoma
 +- Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
 +- Burkitt lymphoma/​Burkitt cell leukemia
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