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Primary non-Hodgkins lymphoma of the ovary in the background of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): A bold and curative approach to treatment
1 Departments of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban
2 Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban (South Africa)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2010, 31(1), 102–104;
Published: 10 February 2010
Non-Hodgkins lymphoma of the ovary is a rare disease and there is only one previously documented case arising in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In this report, the authors discuss the management of a case of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma of the ovary occurring in a patient with HIV and demonstrate that treatment regimens may be successfully implemented in this immunocompromised population without an increase in adverse effects.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus