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


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 



Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome


Centers for Disease Control


Cytomegalo Virus — Virus Capsid Antigen


Desoxyribonucleic Acid


Epstein Barr Virus


Epstein Barr Virus — Virus Capsid Antigen


Epstein Barr Virus — Early Antigen


Epstein Barr Nuclear Antigen


Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay


Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate




Human T-Lymphotropic Retrovirus


Not tested


T-Helper/Inducer Cells


T-Suppressor/Cytotoxic Cells




Pokeweed Mitogen


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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