A space-occupying lesion of the skull base, masked by nasopharyngeal lymphatic tissue hypertrophy and causing cranial nerve dysfunction in an HIV-infected patient

Abstract

Patients infected with HIV are at increased risk of developing lymphoma. The lymphomas often involve extranodal sites and ±90% are of B-cell phenotype. We describe an HIV-infected patient with unilateral multiple cranial nerve dysfunction, most likely as a result of a nasopharyngeal B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in which early histologic confirmation of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-002-0428-9

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