NCI Definition: A primary small intestinal T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma of intraepithelial T-lymphocytes. It is characterized by the presence of small to medium sized T lymphocytes that are cytotoxic and express CD56. [1]

Significant Genes in Monomorphic Epitheliotropic Intestinal T-Cell Lymphoma


Disease Details

Type II EATL, MEITL, Monomorphic CD56+ Intestinal T-Cell Lymphoma
Mature T-Cell and NK-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
OncoTree Name
Monomorphic Epitheliotropic Intestinal T-Cell Lymphoma
OncoTree Code


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 8. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.