B-cell lymphoma, thiamine deficiency, and lactic acidosis.

  title={B-cell lymphoma, thiamine deficiency, and lactic acidosis.},
  author={Umair Masood and Anuj Sharma and Sonny Nijjar and Karthikeyan Sitaraman},
  volume={30 1},
Type B lactic acidosis is found in the absence of tissue hypoperfusion, can be associated with malignancies, and can be caused by thiamine deficiency. We present a patient who presented with an abdominal mass that biopsy disclosed to be a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Because thiamine deficiency is a rare cause of lactic acidosis in cancer, the patient was… CONTINUE READING