Lawrence D. Kaplan, MD; James Kahn, MD; Mark Jacobson, MD; Kent Bottles, MD; John Cello, MD
The occurrence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in persons infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is well described; several large series document the natural history of these malignancies in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (1-3). A prominent feature of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in persons with HIV infection is the frequency of disease at unusual extralymphatic sites (1, 3). We describe a case of high-grade, non-Hodgkin lymphoma arising within the wall of the common bile duct in a patient who presented with signs and symptoms of cholestasis.
A 42-year-old HIV-seropositive homosexual man was hospitalized at San Francisco General Hospital with fever, intermittent
Kaplan LD, Kahn J, Jacobson M, Bottles K, Cello J. Primary Bile Duct Lymphoma in the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Ann Intern Med. ;110:161–162. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-110-2-161
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;110(2):161-162.
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