Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)
than others. They are-
Those who have undergone an organ transplant
, especially those who are in the first year after a transplant.
Those with certain types of inherited immune deficiency syndromes
. The following list of familial immune deficiencies with a predisposition for Lymphomas has been adapted from Chapters 19, 21, 45, and 47 of Magrath's text, The Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas (1997)
X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID).
Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency.
Familial immunodeficiency appears to predispose certain families to more than the expected incidence of NHL
Common variable immune deficiency.
X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome.
IgG subclass deficiency.
X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome.
Enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma among northern Europeans.
Hashimoto's thyroiditis (for MALT lymphomas).