Gastrointestinal lymphomas in patients with AIDS.

  title={Gastrointestinal lymphomas in patients with AIDS.},
  author={F Powitz and J. R. Bogner and P{\'e}ter S{\'a}ndor and Christian Zietz and F. D. Goebel and Wolfram G. Zoller},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie},
  volume={35 3},
Non-Hodgkin-lymphoma (NHL)-most frequently high grade B-cell lymphoma-occurs in 5-10% of individuals with HIV-infection. The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is the most frequent extranodal site of the disease. The optimal therapy for HIV-related lymphoma remains a matter of controversy. In a retrospective analysis we found gastrointestinal lymphoma in ten of 306 HIV-infected patients (3.3%) with a median CD4-count of 92/microliter at time of diagnosis. Median survival for the chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING