Primary effusion lymphoma

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Primary effusion lymphoma

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The terms "Primary effusion lymphoma" returned 139 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Azidothymidine Sensitizes Primary Effusion Lymphoma Cells to Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus-Specific CD4+ T Cell Control and Inhibits vIRF3 Function.
 

Author(s): Samantha J Williamson, Samantha M Nicol, Michael Stürzl, Shereen Sabbah, Andrew D Hislop

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Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is linked with the development of Kaposi sarcoma and the B lymphocyte disorders primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) and multi-centric Castleman disease. T cell immunity limits KSHV infection and disease, however the virus employs multiple mechanisms ...

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2016

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Primary Effusion Lymphoma-like Lymphoma in a Patient with Neurofibromatosis Type 1.
 

Author(s): Masayuki Oki, Tomihisa Nanao, Takuma Shinoda, Ayumi Tsuda, Atsushi Yasuda, Toshiro Seki, Hideki Ozawa, Naoya Nakamura, Atsushi Takagi

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To date, there are only 15 case reports of lymphoma in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a common autosomal dominant tumor predisposition syndrome. Here, we present the first report of a primary effusion lymphoma (PEL)-like lymphoma (PEL-L), which is a human herpes virus ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2016

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HHV-8-unrelated primary effusion-like lymphoma associated with clonal loss of inherited chromosomally-integrated human herpesvirus-6A from the telomere of chromosome 19q.
 

Author(s): Enjie Zhang, Victoria E Cotton, Alberto Hidalgo-Bravo, Yan Huang, Adam J Bell, Ruth F Jarrett, Gavin S Wilkie, Andrew J Davison, Ellie P Nacheva, Reiner Siebert, Aneela Majid, Inga Kelpanides, Sandrine Jayne, Martin J Dyer, Nicola J Royle

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Primary effusion lymphomas (PEL) are associated with human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) and usually occur in immunocompromised individuals. However, there are numerous reports of HHV-8-unrelated PEL-like lymphomas with unknown aetiology. Here we characterize an HHV-8-unrelated PEL-like lymphoma ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2016

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The terms "Primary effusion lymphoma" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Human Herpesvirus Type 8-associated Large B-cell Lymphoma: A Nonserous Extracavitary Variant of Primary Effusion Lymphoma in an HIV-infected Man: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): William R Foster, Alina Bischin, Russell Dorer, David M Aboulafia

Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2016 06;16(6):311-21.

 

Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is a rare non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtype primarily seen in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals with low CD4(+) cell counts and elevated HIV viral loads. It has always been associated with human herpesvirus type 8 (HHV-8) and in 80% ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016

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Human herpesvirus 8-unrelated primary effusion lymphoma-like lymphoma: report of a rare case and review of 54 cases in the literature.
 

Author(s): William Wu, Wonita Youm, Sherif A Rezk, Xiaohui Zhao

Journal: Am. J. Clin. Pathol.. 2013 Aug;140(2):258-73.

 

To report a patient with primary effusion lymphoma who was negative for human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8), human immunodeficiency virus, Epstein-Barr virus, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus, as well as review 54 reported cases of HHV-8-unrelated primary effusion lymphoma (PEL)-like ...

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2013

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Use of cidofovir for the treatment of HIV-negative human herpes virus-8-associated primary effusion lymphoma.
 

Author(s): Tamara K Moyo, Kristy L Richards, Blossom Damania

Journal: Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2010 May;8(5):372-4.

 

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2010

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Last Updated: 19 Apr 2017

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Last Updated: 20 May 2017

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Gene Therapy After Frontline Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With AIDS-Related Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: AIDS-related Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma; AIDS-related Plasmablastic Lymphoma; AIDS-related Primary Effusion Lymphoma; HIV Infection

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2017

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