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HIV-triggered lymphoma

  • Bernd Lorenz HartmannEmail author
  • Michèle Desiré Atzl
short review

Summary

Treatment outcomes of AIDS-related lymphomas (acquired immune deficiency syndrome, ARL) have improved, nearing those reported for HIV-negative (human immunodeficiency virus) cohorts; recommended treatment protocols are herewith presented. The diagnostic approach to lymphoma in patients with HIV should include screening for and treatment of concomitant infections attributed to HIV-related immunosuppression. Appropriate antiretroviral treatment with adjustments for potential drug interactions should be initiated urgently, and recommended antibiotic, antifungal and antiviral prophylaxis commenced.

Keywords

HIV AIDS Lymphoma Treatment HAART 

Notes

Conflict of interest

B.L. Hartmann and M.D. Atzl declare that they have no competing interests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Haematology and Medical OncologyLKH FeldkirchFeldkirchAustria

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