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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated extranodal T cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma...

2008 Apr;63(3):158-61.

Wood NH, Feller L, Raubenheimer EJ, Jadwat Y, Meyerov R, Lemmer J.

Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus.

T cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma is characterized by uncontrolled cellular proliferation of immature malignant clones. HIV-associated T cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma comprises a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative neoplastic entities classified according to morphological, immunological, genetic and clinical features. Extranodal T cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the oral cavity is uncommon. A case is presented with extranodal T cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma as an initial sign of HIV-infection. The characteristics of HIV-associated non-Hodgkin lymphoma are discussed.

PMID: 18689348 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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