Klinische Wochenschrift

, Volume 63, Issue 20, pp 1083–1086 | Cite as

Changing biclonal gammopathy due to different lymphocyte clones in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome with kaposi's sarcoma

  • H. Piechowiak
  • R. Hehlmann
  • J. Abb
  • V. Erfle
  • F. D. Goebel
  • M. M. Kochen
  • G. Kreeb
Kasuistik

Summary

We report the first case of acquired immunodeficiency-syndrome (AIDS) with Kaposi's sarcoma which at the same time has also a changing biclonal gammopathy (initial: double IgG-paraproteinaemia, lateron IgA-IgG Double-paraproteinaemia) due to different lymphocyte clones. The relationship of a B-cell neoplasia to a concurrent disease of T-cells is discussed.

Key words

Acquired Immunodeficiency-Syndrome Kaposi's sarcoma Biclonal gammopathy 

Abbreviations

AIDS

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

CDC

Centers for Disease Control

CMV-VCA

Cytomegalo Virus — Virus Capsid Antigen

DNA

Desoxyribonucleic Acid

EBV

Epstein Barr Virus

EBV-VCA

Epstein Barr Virus — Virus Capsid Antigen

EBV-EA

Epstein Barr Virus — Early Antigen

EBNA

Epstein Barr Nuclear Antigen

ELISA

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay

ESR

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Hb

Hemoglobin

HTLV

Human T-Lymphotropic Retrovirus

NT

Not tested

OKT 4

T-Helper/Inducer Cells

OKT 8

T-Suppressor/Cytotoxic Cells

PHA

Phytohemagglutinin

PWM

Pokeweed Mitogen

WBC

White Blood Cells

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Piechowiak
    • 1
  • R. Hehlmann
    • 1
  • J. Abb
    • 2
  • V. Erfle
    • 3
  • F. D. Goebel
    • 1
  • M. M. Kochen
    • 1
  • G. Kreeb
    • 1
  1. 1.Medizinische Poliklinik der Universität MünchenGermany
  2. 2.Max-von-Pettenkofer-Institut der Universität MünchenGermany
  3. 3.Abteilung für PathologieGesellschaft für Strahlen- und UmweltforschungNeuherberg

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