Retikulosarkoma - cancer coming from lymphoreticular tissue and consisting of large, undifferentiated reticular cells, which are gradually replace the fabric of the lymph nodes.
Sarcomagrowing from the undifferentiated reticular cells, similar to that of lymphoid, was designated by the term "lymphosarcoma". Currently, these sarcoma referred to retikulosarkoma. The term "lymphosarcoma" is going away. Duration of disease on average about 3 years, men fall ill more often. Affects the lymph nodes in the neck, underarm areas, mediastinum, retroperitoneal space, as well as soft tissue, skin, abdomen, bones, etc. are Observed and isolated lesions of the stomach, intestines, tonsils, nose, throat, but in the further course of the disease is almost always comes generalization of the process. When retikulosarkoma formed multiple packages lymph nodes, dense large sedentary tumors. Clinical manifestations of the disease are very diverse and depend on the prevalence of defeat and multiplicity of its localization.
The most reliable diagnostic method is Cytology punctate modified lymph node or histological study of the piece of the tumor. When treating patients used chemotherapy (cyclophosphamide, hlorbutin , and others). Radiation therapy with a small length of the lesions is also gives remission. In local infections of the stomach or intestine shown surgical removal of the primary tumor; it often leads to long-term improvement. Complex treatment recommended in the hospital. Patients with suspected retikulosarkoma must be urgently directed to Oncology hospital.