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
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Kaplan LD, Kahn J, Jacobson M, Bottles K, Cello J. Primary Bile Duct Lymphoma in the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Ann Intern Med. 1989;110:161–162. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-110-2-161
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