Epstein-Barr Virus Induced Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma as a Presenting Manifestation of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

A. Sud, S. Venkatesh, S. Sehgal, A. Wanchu, P. Bambery, S. D. Deodhar

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Abstract

A 30 year old, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive patient presented with fever and intra-abdominal lymphadenopathy. Cytology smears from the nodes showed a high grade Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) which was B cell in origin. NHL was the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) defining disease in this patient Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) studies on tumour tissue showed presence of Epstein Barr Virus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)442-443
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Association of Physicians of India
Volume47
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 1999

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