[Multiple leiomyomas in AIDS. Description of a case].
Servizio di Radiologia, Ospedale Lazzaro Spallanzani, Roma.La radiologia medica (Impact Factor: 1.34). 11/1993; 86(4):541-3.
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ABSTRACT: We present two human immunodeficiency virus-infected children who developed wheezing and radiological evidence of pulmonary air trapping due to intra- and peribronchial leiomyomas. At autopsy, leiomyomas were also found in their spleens, which to our knowledge, has never been reported. The smooth muscle tumors were strongly positive for the Epstein-Barr virus, as demonstrated by in situ hybridization to Epstein-Barr virus-encoded ribonucleic acid, confirming the findings of recent investigators and linking these tumors to the Epstein-Barr virus.Pediatric Pulmonology 09/1997; 24(2):106-10. DOI:10.1002/(SICI)1099-0496(199708)24:23.0.CO;2-M · 2.70 Impact Factor
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