Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia in a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patient.

  title={Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia in a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patient.},
  author={Ichiro Hanamura and Atsushi Wakita and Shinsuke Harada and Kazuya Tsuboi and Hirokazu Komatsu and Shogo Banno and Osamu Iwaki and Genji Takeuchi and Masakazu Nitta and Ryuzo Ueda},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  volume={36 9},
We report a case of idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia with malignant lymphoma (diffuse large, B-cell type) for which there was no evidence of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 or type 2 infection and no other known causes of immunodeficiency. She had never suffered from any opportunistic infection until the diagnosis of malignant lymphoma was made, and the CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia persisted after complete remission of the lymphoma. As the clinical features and immune status of the patient… CONTINUE READING