B-cell lymphomas involving the skin associated with hepatitis C virus infection.

@article{Viguier2002BcellLI,
  title={B-cell lymphomas involving the skin associated with hepatitis C virus infection.},
  author={M. Gabriel Viguier and Jacqueline Rivet and F{\'e}lix Agbalika and Ericde Kerviler and Pauline Brice and Louis Dubertret and H Bachelez},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={577-82}
}
BACKGROUND A role for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been suggested in the pathogenesis of non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL). AIM To evaluate the characteristics of cutaneous lymphomas occurring in HCV-infected patients, and to investigate the hypothesis of a direct infection of malignant cells. METHODS Three patients showing a positive serology for HCV and a cutaneous lymphoma were studied. Analysis of HCV replication was performed using reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction… CONTINUE READING

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