Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 12th, 2005
According to a study from Japan, "A cardiac tumor was the first manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in a female patient in a state of severe immunodeficiency caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection."
"The extensive cardiac and extra cardiac involvement shown by various imaging modalities, including echocardiography and F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET), suggested that she was in the critical stage of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)," said N. Iwahashi and coworkers at the Japan National Cardiovascular Center in...
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