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PUENTE SANI, Ventura; OROPESA ROBLEJO, Pedro  and  CABALLERO ARTILES, Rafael Angel. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a patient with AIDS. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.6, pp.807-814. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 44 years patient with diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus /aids since 2003 that was admitted to "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" Teaching General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba is presented due to a volume progressive increase of the preceding and left lateral region of the neck that extended to the preceding area in the armpit of that side, with cyanosis and shoulder girdle edema, dysphagia, dry irritating cough, hoarseness, as well as marked asthenia, anorexia and weight loss. The clinical pattern and the results of the analytic and histological studies confirmed the presence of a high-grade non Hodgkin lymphoma, along with oral and esophageal candidiosis, and consumption syndrome due to the human immunodeficiency virus

Keywords : AIDS; human immunodeficiency virus; non Hodgkin lymphoma; man; oral candidiosis; esophageal candidosis; onsumption syndrome.

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