Splenic marginal zone lymphoma

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What is splenic marginal zone lymphoma?

Splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) is an indolent B-cell lymphoma that replaces the normal structure of the spleen with lymphoid cells causing enlargement of the spleen.

Common symptoms reported by people with splenic marginal zone lymphoma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with splenic marginal zone lymphoma

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with splenic marginal zone lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with splenic marginal zone lymphoma

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Perceived effectiveness
for splenic marginal zone lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
1
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with splenic marginal zone lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has splenic marginal zone lymphoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 1
50s 4
60s 4
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 9

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from splenic marginal zone lymphoma patients who have completed their condition history
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