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AIDS Research and Therapy
Immune reconstitution syndrome presenting as probable AIDS-related lymphoma: a case report
<p>Bo K Mortensen<sup>1,2</sup>, Susanne D Nielsen<sup>1</sup>, Charlotte B Christensen<sup>3</sup> and Jannik Helweg-Larsen<sup>1*</sup></p>
September 28, 2011

We report an unusual case of HIV-related immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome, presenting as suspected AIDS-related lymphoma. Symptoms, initial investigations including fine-needle biopsy and 18F-FDG PET/CT scan were highly compatible with high grade AIDS-related lymphoma, however subsequently IRIS was diagnosed. We discuss pitfalls in the interpretation of diagnostic results in ARL versus IRIS.

Keywords:

Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome; AIDS related lymphoma; Cart; HIV; 18F-FDG PET/CT

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