F.Sh. Akhmetzyanov1,2, R.F. Akhmetzyanova2, A.V. Karamanyan1,3, G.N. Khusainova2, L.E. Ankhimova1,4, E.S. Gorshkova1,5, A.N. Fayrushina2, Kh.M. Nguen1, Z.Kh. Garaeva1, Yu.S. Batinova1

1Kazan State Medical University, Kazan

2Republican Clinical Oncology Dispensary of Ministry of Healthcare of Tatarstan Republic named after prof. M.Z. Sigal, Kazan

3Medical and sanitary unit of the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, clinic, Kazan

4City Clinical Hospital №7, Kazan

5City polyclinic №20, Kazan

Karamanyan Angelina V. ― postgraduate student, assistant of the Department of Oncology, Radiation Diagnostics and Radiation Therapy of the Kazan State Medical University

49 Butlerov Str., Kazan, 420012, Russian Federation, tel. +7-917-299-51-88, e-mail, ORCID ID: 0000-0001-7168-337X

Abstract. The article presented an overview of the classification of non-Hodgkin malignant lymphomas, gives the 5th International Classification of this disease, describes the main histological features, including lines of B- and T/NK-cells. Characteristic immunophenotypic evidence and common cytogenetic changes are described in detail. In addition to listing the objects of classification, changes from the revised 4th edition are highlighted.

Key words: classification, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.