Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting as a breast mass in patients with HIV infection: A report of three cases

Asher Chanan-Khan, Beata Holkova, Alec S. Goldenberg, Anna Pavlick, Rita Demopoulos, Kenichi Takeshita

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Abstract

Breast involvement with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, (NHL) is rare. Patients with AIDS have an increased incidence of NHL, often with high-grade histology, extranodal presentation and aggressive clinical course. Lymphoma of the breast in patients with HIV-1 infection has not been reported. We reviewed our tumor registry database of all AIDS-associated NHL and report on the clinical presentation and long-term outcome of 3 patients with AIDS who presented with lymphomatous involvement of the breast.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1189-1193
Number of pages5
JournalLeukemia and Lymphoma
Volume46
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2005

Keywords

  • Breast lymphoma
  • Chemotherapy
  • HIV
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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