A diverse and complex variety of lymphoproliferative diseases
may involve the serosa, with widely differing clinical outcomes encompassing a spectrum of benign and malignant conditions.
Increased levels of circulating Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-infected lymphocytes and decreased EBV nuclear antigen antibody responses are associated with the development of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease
in solid-organ transplant recipients.
Orthotopic liver transplantation, Epstein-Barr virus, cyclosporine, and lymphoproliferative disease
: a growing concern.
Six patients had lymphoproliferative disease
of B-cell origin (B-cell PTLD), with a positive CD20 expression on lymphocytes.
Additional oncogenic retroviruses linked to lymphoid neoplasia include lymphoproliferative disease
virus, which has been detected in wild turkeys in the United States but not in raptors or species outside the Galliformes family.
Chung et al., "Amyloidosis and lymphoproliferative disease
in Sjogren syndrome: thinsection computed tomography findings and histopathologic comparisons," Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, vol.
There is a 6.8-24 times more association between EBV infection and lymphoproliferative disease
X-linked lymphoproliferative disease
type 1 (XLP1) is a rare primary immunodeficiency that leads to unique vulnerability to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Leahey et al., "Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease
in children," Pediatric Transplantation, vol.
The suspicion of lymphoproliferative disease
Monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis is accepted as an important risk factor for developing lymphocytosis familial chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) but does not meet the criteria for B-cell lymphoproliferative disease
, and patients with <5,000 (but not 0) CLL-phenotype B-cell lymphocytes per [mm.sup.3].
To rule out the suspected diagnosis of lymphoproliferative disease
, and before starting any specific therapy, we decided to perform a biopsy of the largest laterocervical lymph node.