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HIV-associated lymphoma: report of three cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10442121     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Persons with congenital or acquired immunosuppression have long been known to have an increased incidence of lymphoproliferative disorders. Unsurprisingly, therefore, the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), is associated with an increased incidence of lymphoma. Three cases with HIV-associated lymphoma aged 30, 32 and 35 years respectively are presented. Two had cutaneous non-Hodgkin's lymphoma while one had Hodgkin's lymphoma. Standard chemotherapy for lymphoma was given with good tumour regression. Two of the patients died within six months of lymphoma diagnosis due to other complications of HIV.
J W Mwangi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  East African medical journal     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0012-835X     ISO Abbreviation:  East Afr Med J     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-08-31     Completed Date:  1999-08-31     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372766     Medline TA:  East Afr Med J     Country:  KENYA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  176-7     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi.
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MeSH Terms
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use*
CD4-CD8 Ratio
Cyclophosphamide / administration & dosage
Doxorubicin / administration & dosage
Fatal Outcome
HIV Infections / complications*
Hodgkin Disease / drug therapy*,  etiology
Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse / drug therapy*,  etiology
Prednisone / administration & dosage
Vincristine / administration & dosage
Reg. No./Substance:
0/CHOP protocol; 23214-92-8/Doxorubicin; 50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide; 53-03-2/Prednisone; 57-22-7/Vincristine

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