Epstein-Barr virus-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the elderly

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Synonyms: EBV-positive DLBCL of the elderly

Epstein-Barr virus-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the elderly is a rare form of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma occurring most commonly in patients over the age of 50 (usually between 70-75 years of age) without overt immunodeficiency and presenting with nodal and extranodal involvement (in sites such as the stomach lung skin and pancreas) and B symptoms (fever night sweats weight loss). The tumor is characterized by an aggressive course and a short survival rate.

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