Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma in an HIV-positive child

Laura Martelli, Paola Collini, Cristina Meazza, Alessandra Bianchi, Filippo Salvini, Elena Zaffignani, Francesca Favini, Michela Casanova, Andrea Ferrari

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Abstract

Children with human immunodeficiency virus are at higher risk of developing tumor than the general population, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Kaposi sarcoma being the most frequent malignant tumor in these patients. The report describes the case of a human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive girl who developed an angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma of the soft part of the right knee.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)242-244
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2008

Keywords

  • Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma
  • Cancer in immunodeficiency
  • HIV children
  • Soft tissue sarcomas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Oncology
  • Hematology

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