NLPHDNodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin's Disease
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Unlike the typical Reed-Sternberg cells of so-called classic Hodgkin disease, the L&H Reed-Sternberg cells characteristic of NLPHD are B cells by virtue of their expression of the B-cell-restricted antigen CD20.
Indeed, definite Reed-Sternberg cells are absent in NLPHD and instead large L&H cells like those in their figure are seen.
Composite lymphomas, with HD variants other than NLPHD and NHL, are rare.