MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma)

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It is most common in the gastrointestinal tract and in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. MALT is frequently associated with translocations t(1;14)p22;p32 and to the apoptotic signaling gene BCL10. MALT1 gene is involved in the activation of NF-κ (Talwalkar SS et al 2006 Mod Pathol 19:1402). lymphomas, Hodgkin disease, BCL, apoptosis, fungal diseases

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