AIDS patients have an increased susceptibility to develop multiple malignant neoplasms. The association between leiomyosarcoma and EBV in AIDS is widely recognized. Ebstein-Barr virus has been intimately associated, though not necessarily in a causal fashion, with multiple malignancies in AIDS including Burkittâs lymphoma, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Hodgkinâs disease, B-cell lymphomas, and leiomyosarcoma. common feature of having a very low CD4 count, which might favor the tendency of this condition to occur in a severely compromised host.
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