Spinal cord compression caused by anaplastic large cell lymphoma in an HIV infected individual

Susheel Kumar, Ajay Wanchu, Aman Sharma, Kanchan Mukherjee, B. D. Radotra, Vivek Gupta, Surjit Singh

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Abstract

Lymphomas occur with an increased frequency in patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. These are usually high-grade immunoblastic lymphomas and primary central nervous system lymphomas. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a distinct type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It is uncommon in HIV infected individuals. We describe here an uncommon presentation of this relatively rare lymphoma in the form of spinal cord compression syndrome in a young HIV infected individual.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)376-378
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2010

Keywords

  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
  • HIV infection
  • spinal cord compression

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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