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Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú

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GARCIA CHIHUAN, Grisley et al. Plasmablastic lymphoma: a case of rectal disease with bone marrow involvement in a HIV positive patient. Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2014, vol.34, n.4, pp.347-350. ISSN 1022-5129.

Plasmablastic lymphoma is an aggressive form of lymphoma diffuse large B cell Lymphoma, initially described in HIV positive patients associated with lesions in the oral cavity. It is about 2% of NHL associated with HIV. This entity currently represents a challenge for the diagnosis and treatment, showing a poor long-term prognosis. This report describes a patient with VIH on HAART and CD4 count in 490 cells/ml associated with Plasmablastic lymphoma that involves rectum and bone marrow. The patient received 6 cycles of EPOCH regimen with complete response.

Keywords : Lymphoma, large B-cell, diffuse; Rectal diseases; HIV.

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