Published in AIDS Weekly, October 23rd, 2006
Study 1: Oral plasmablastic lymphoma was identified in an Epstein-Barr virus and HIV-negative patient.
According to a recent report from South Korea, "Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is an unusual subtype of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related diffuse large B-cell lymphoma that was first described in the oral cavity. HIV-related lymphomas are frequently associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)."
"Recently, dual infection with EBV and human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) has been demonstrated in PBL. So far, a few cases of PBL occurring in an HIV-negative...
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