IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 38 / Issue 2 / DOI: 10.12892/ejgo3506.2017

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Case Report
Vulvar and gastric involvement in plasmablastic lymphoma
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1 Gynecology Department, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2 Pathology Department, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2017, 38(2), 308–310;
Published: 10 April 2017

Plasmablastic lymphoma is highly malignant and invasive. It is most commonly found in gastrointestinal tract and is strongly associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The authors report a case of a 37-year-old HIV-positive African American woman with a vulvar mass diagnosed as plasmablastic lymphoma. Involvement of the upper gastrointestinal tract had been detected by endoscopic biopsy, suggesting that any patient diagnosed with plasmablastic lymphoma in unusual locations should be investigated for primary lesions in the gastrointestinal tract.
Plasmablastic lymphoma
Human immunodeficiency virus
Gastrointestinal tract
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