Subclassification of diffuse large B-cell lymphomas according to the Kiel classification: distinction of centroblastic and immunoblastic lymphomas
is a significant prognostic risk factor.
Cancers associated with Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) in AIDS: a link between KS herpesvirus and immunoblastic lymphoma
13,14) Significant decreases have been detected for immunoblastic lymphoma
in some studies, (4) but not others.
Kirn D, Mauch P, Shaffer K, et al: Large-cell and immunoblastic lymphoma
of the mediastinum: prognostic features and treatment outcome in 57 patients.
and multiple myeloma represent widely disseminated disease of monoclonal origin containing a single form of EBV and alterations of 1 or more oncogenes or tumor suppressor genes (eg, N-ras, p53, or c-myc).
Radiologic studies followed by biopsy revealed monomorphic PTLD of B-cell lineage that resembled large cell immunoblastic lymphoma
and was associated with EBV.