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anorectal EBV-associated atypical lymphoproliferative disease

Thursday 23 December 2010

Differential diagnosis

- anorectal Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Anorectal Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is rare, mainly described in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients with exceptional cases reported in immunocompetents.

EBV-associated atypical lymphoproliferative disease

References

- Anorectal Epstein-Barr virus infection mimicking Hodgkin lymphoma in an immunocompetent man. Vasiliu V, Suarez F, Canioni D, Hermine O, Varet B, Brousse N. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Nov;34(11):1715-9. PMID: #20861713#