[Cerebral intravascular lymphoma during T CD4+ idiopathic lymphopenia syndrome].

@article{Guilloton1999CerebralIL,
  title={[Cerebral intravascular lymphoma during T CD4+ idiopathic lymphopenia syndrome].},
  author={Laurent Lucien Guilloton and Alain Drouet and Philippe Bernard and A Berbineau and Françoise Berger and Nicolas Kopp and C Ribot},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 28},
  pages={1513-5}
}
BACKGROUND Intravascular lymphoma is a proliferation of lymphoid cells, usually B cells, in small vessels, predominantly in the nervous system and skin. CASE REPORT We report a case of a man with a 3-year history of lymphopenia with no detectable etiology (all viral causes were ruled out) who developed intravascular lymphoma in the cerebral vessels. DISCUSSION This case was particular as the patient had idiopathic CD4+ lymphopenia. It points out the probable role of immunodepression in the… CONTINUE READING