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The importance of pursuing a histological diagnosis in the HIV setting.
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PMID:  21152468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 40-year-old heterosexual African man was admitted with fever, night sweats and lymphadenopathy. His human immunodeficiency virus antibody test was positive. Initial lymph node biopsy revealed reactive hyperplasia only. He was empirically treated for tuberculosis. However, symptoms persisted and a repeat lymph node biopsy was obtained, which confirmed Hodgkin's disease. This emphasises the need to pursue histological diagnosis in such patients with persisting symptoms.
Authors:
K A Fernando; S Acharya; J T Arumaninayagam
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1478-2715     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Coll Physicians Edinb     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101144324     Medline TA:  J R Coll Physicians Edinb     Country:  Scotland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Walsall Centre for Sexual Health, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust, Pleck Road, Walsall WS2 7BR, UK. kafernando@hotmail.com.
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