Association of Epstein-Barr virus with an angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy-like lymphoproliferative syndrome

A. C. White, B. Z. Katz, J. A. Silbert

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Abstract

A patient presented with fever, night sweats, generalized lymphadenopathy, cold agglutinin hemolytic anemia, and thrombocytopenia. Lymph node biopsy revealed a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate sparing the cortical sinuses but associated with arborizing blood vessels. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA was demonstrated in tissue from an involved lymph node. These data suggest an association of EBV with a lymphoproliferative process that resembles angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy with dysproteinemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-269
Number of pages7
JournalYale Journal of Biology and Medicine
Volume62
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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