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MALT lymphoma. Coloured computed tomography (CT) scan through the chest of a 23-year-old female patient showing advanced MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma of the lungs. Large cancerous masses can be seen (yellow) amongst the lung tissue (blue). This is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. MALT lymphoma is most often associated with an infection or autoimmune condition. In advanced cases, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and sometimes surgery are used.
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