Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is a rare and aggressive malignancy associated with immunosuppression and the oncogenic effects of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). We present an HIV-positive man with PBL that presented as ulcers and violaceous exophytic nodules on the legs. The clinical features, histologic appearance, and differential diagnosis of this malignancy are briefly reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Dermatology online journal|
|State||Published - Feb 2020|
- Epstein-Barr virus
- Hematologic malignancy
- Plasmablastic lymphoma
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