Hepatitis C virus and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.

  title={Hepatitis C virus and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.},
  author={Gabriele Pozzato and Cesare Mazzaro and Gino Santini and Oscar R Burrone},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  volume={22 1-2},
The etiology of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) remains a controversial matter, but, in the last few years, considerable evidence suggests that aberrations of the immune system and viruses may act as etiologic agents, in at least some cases of NHL. In fact, patients with primary immuno-deficiencies, or those suffering from diseases characterized by autoimmune dysfunction, show an increased risk for the development of NHL. Several viruses have been identified as possible etiologic agents for NHL… CONTINUE READING


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