Editorial comment: plasmablastic lymphoma--a diagnostic and therapeutic puzzle.

  title={Editorial comment: plasmablastic lymphoma--a diagnostic and therapeutic puzzle.},
  author={Liron Pantanowitz and Bruce J. Dezube},
  journal={The AIDS reader},
  volume={17 9},
Plasmablastic lymphoma is a unique AIDS-related lymphoma, which was first described in the jaws and oral cavity of HIV-infected persons about a decade ago.4,5 Awareness of this distinctive lymphoma can prevent misdiagnosis by the clinician (eg, as odontogenic cellulitis) or the pathologist (eg, as a nonlymphoid malignancy). Since the original reports of plasmablastic lymphoma, it has been described in several other sites, including the GI tract (particularly the anorectum), omentum, lung, nasal… CONTINUE READING
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