2005
DOI: 10.1590/s0036-46652005000400011
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Primary pulmonary AIDS-related lymphoma

Abstract: Extranodal involvement is common in lymphomas associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). However, primary pulmonary AIDS-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is very rare and only few reports were published in the medical literature. Clinical presentation is nonspecific, with "B" and respiratory symptoms. Also, patients were with advanced immunodeficiency at the time of diagnosis. Generally, chest radiography showed peripheral nodules or cavitary masse… Show more

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“…Endobronchial lesions in adults with HIV include malignancies as Kaposi´s sarcoma and non-Hodgkins lymphoma and several infectious diseases as tuberculosis and other mycobacteriosis 4 . Due to the similar aspects of bronchoscopic appearance of these different complications of advanced HIV/AIDS disease, the endobronchial or bronchoscopic lung biopsies with special stains (Ziehl-Neelsen, Grocott, Giemsa), should be performed to guarantee the final diagnosis.…”
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confidence: 99%
“…Endobronchial lesions in adults with HIV include malignancies as Kaposi´s sarcoma and non-Hodgkins lymphoma and several infectious diseases as tuberculosis and other mycobacteriosis 4 . Due to the similar aspects of bronchoscopic appearance of these different complications of advanced HIV/AIDS disease, the endobronchial or bronchoscopic lung biopsies with special stains (Ziehl-Neelsen, Grocott, Giemsa), should be performed to guarantee the final diagnosis.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…En otra serie de pacientes con VIH/SIDA Corti et al 6 establecieron que el linfoma pulmonar primario es muy raro, mientras la presentación extranodal representa del 25 al 50% de los casos de linfoma no Hodgkin. El compromiso pulmonar primario sólo representa del 3 a 4% de linfoma no Hodgkin y sólo del 0.5 a 1% de las neoplasias primarias pulmonares.…”
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