HIV-associated lymphoma of the gastrointestinal tract: the University of Toronto AIDS-Lymphoma Study Group experience.

@article{Imrie1995HIVassociatedLO,
  title={HIV-associated lymphoma of the gastrointestinal tract: the University of Toronto AIDS-Lymphoma Study Group experience.},
  author={Kevin Robert Imrie and Carol Anne Sawka and G{\'a}bor Kutas and Joseph E Brandwein and Ellen Warner and Ronald L. Burkes and I. C. Quirt and Allison Mcgeer and F A Shepherd},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  year={1995},
  volume={16 3-4},
  pages={343-9}
}
We present a retrospective analysis of 31 (30 male) patients with HIV-associated gastrointestinal lymphoma which was undertaken to determine the natural history and response to therapy. Only seven patients had stage I or II lymphoma and 22 had stage IV. Pathology included diffuse large cell (13), immunoblastic (10), and small cell non-cleaved (7). The median age at presentation was 39 years (range 24-59), and the median CD4 count before treatment was 100/microL (range 4-1150). Eighty-seven… CONTINUE READING