AIDS-related diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

AIDS-related diffuse large B-cell lymphomas are one of the immunodeficiency-associated CNS lymphomas, and in western countries represented a dramatic increase in primary CNS lymphoma during the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, although the incidence is likely lower in patients treated with HAART 1

Like other immunodeficiency-associated CNS lymphomas, AIDS-related lymphomas tend to be EBV-related 1

Imaging is similar to other immunodeficiency-associated CNS lymphomas, with tumours more likely to be necrotic, heterogeneous and multifocal 1

A particularly challenging differential diagnosis is cerebral toxoplasmosis. See cerebral toxoplasmosis vs primary CNS lymphoma.

Share article

Article Information

rID: 53115
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.