cerebral lymphoma

cerebral lymphoma

Brain lymphoma, primary lymphoma of CNS Oncology A brain tumor characterized by a massive infiltrate of lymphoid cells, which is more common in immunocompromised hosts–eg, AIDS Pts, post-transplants Pts on long-term immunsuppression, etc Clinical Seizures, neurological and personality changes. See Lymphoma.
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We used intravenous pulse steroid therapy 1g/d for 10 days starting on day 7 of admission for probable progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy or primary cerebral lymphoma.
Highly active antiretroviral therapy and human immunodeficiency virus-associated primary cerebral lymphoma.
For example, Andy, a patient with a cerebral lymphoma, said:
He gave the cause of death as asphyxiation, due to inhalation of gastric contents as a consequence of post cerebral lymphoma.
Primary cerebral lymphoma in patients with AIDS: MR findings in 17 cases.
Paul, also 49, had juggled presenting his daily show with nursing Brendan since he was diagnosed with cerebral lymphoma 10 weeks ago.
Her death certificate gives her cause of death as cerebral lymphoma or brain cancer.
Use of thallium-201 brain SPECT to differentiate cerebral lymphoma from toxoplasma encephalitis in AIDS patients.