Hematopoietic cell transplantation for plasmablastic lymphoma: a review.

Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is recognized by the World Health Organization as a very aggressive subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It was initially described in the setting of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, but it has since been identified in immunocompetent patients, as well. PBL is characterized by CD20 negativity and is associated with… CONTINUE READING