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International prognostic index for non-Hodgkin lymphomas includes the following prognostic factors except (AIIMS May 2011)



A Stage of disease

B Number of extralymphatic sites involved

C LDH

D Hb and albumin

Ans. D

Hb and albumin

The Hb and albumin status is not included amongst the parameters to calculate the prognostic index

International Prognostic Index for NHL.

One point is assigned for each of the following risk factors: Mnemonic LAPSE

1. Elevated serum LDH

2. Age greater than 60 years -

3. ECOG/Zubrod Performance status of 2, 3, or 4

4. Stage III or IV disease

5. More than 1 Extranodal site

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