Ebstein-Barr Virus-Associated Iris Leiomyosarcoma in an AIDS Patient : A Case Report
|Yanin Suwan1*, Duangnate Rojnaporn1, Chaiwat Teekhasaenee1 and Rangsima Aroonroch2|
|1Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand|
|2Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand|
|Corresponding Author :||Yanin Suwan, M.D.
Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine
Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
E-mail: [email protected]
|Received: April 29, 2014, Accepted: June 09, 2014, Published: June 16, 2014|
|Citation: Suwan Y, Rojnaporn D, Teekhasaenee C, Aroonroch R (2014) Ebstein-Barr Virus-Associated Iris Leiomyosarcoma in an AIDS Patient : A Case Report. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 5:342. doi:10.4172/2155-9570.1000342|
|Copyright: © 2014 Suwan Y, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
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Importance: Report of an AIDS patient with Ebstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated iris leiomyosarcoma.
Observations: A 19-year-old AIDS patient presented with a painless rapidly growing mass in the right iris. EBVassociated leiomyosarcoma was confirmed by an immunohistochemical study of the excisional biopsy.
Conclusion: This is the second case report on immunohistochemically proven EBV-associated iris leiomyosarcoma in AIDS.