HARRY V. VINTERS, M.D.; KARL H. ANDERS, M.D.
To the editor: Montilla and coworkers (1) lay claim to reporting the first example of lymphomatoid granulomatosis in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Claims of precedence in discovery and case reporting are always problematic. However, we bring to your attention the fact that we had previously reported an example of well-localized lymphomatoid granulomatosis restricted to the deep central grey matter of the brain in a patient with AIDS (2). The case was both described and illustrated in the article.
We have subsequently encountered, within a relatively brief time span of 2 months, two additional cases of AIDS
VINTERS HV, ANDERS KH. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Ann Intern Med. ;107:945. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-6-945_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(6):945.
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