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Table 3 Histological subtype, age range, male to female ratio, frequency, and anatomical location of the lymphoma subtypes diagnosed at the UTH in Lusaka from the year 2014 to 2016 (N = 240)

From: Spectrum of common Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphomas subtypes in Zambia: a 3-year records review

Histological type Age range (years) M:F ratio Frequency Anatomical location
    (N0) (%) (Nodal/extranodal)
Classic Hodgkin’s lymphoma      
 Mixed cellularity 6-64 2.7:1 11 4.6 10/1
 Lymphocyte rich 9-51 1.5:1 11 4.6 11/0
 Nodular sclerosing 12-32 4:1 10 4.2 10/0
 Lymphocyte depleted 40   1 0.4 1/0
 Not subtyped 6-60 0.2:1 7 2.9 5/2
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma      
 Burkitt’s lymphoma 1-65 1.6:1 42 17.5 24/18
 Diffuse large B cell lymphoma 9-79 0.68:1 42 17.5 24/18
 Anaplastic large cell lymphoma 12-71 1.4:1 17 7.1 12/5
 Lymphoblastic lymphoma 6-16 2.5:1 7 2.9 4/3
 Small lymphocytic lymphoma 19-65 2:1 6 2.5 5/1
 Marginal zone B cell lymphoma 41-56 1:1 4 1.4 1/3
 Not subtyped 3-78 0.9:1 73 30.4 44/29
Others* 4-84 1:1 10 4.2 3/7
Total    240 84.8 153/87
  1. *Lymphoma cases without histological subtypes