Human Herpesvirus 8

/Tag:Human Herpesvirus 8

A DANGEROUS DUO: HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS AND HUMAN HERPESVIRUS-8

Case Presentation: A 57-year-old male with HIV/AIDS and Kaposi sarcoma (KS) was admitted to the hospital with intermittent fever, fatigue, night sweats, and dry cough of six-week duration. He had been on dolutegravir and emtricitabine-alafenamide [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A DANGEROUS DUO: HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS AND HUMAN HERPESVIRUS-8

PRIMARY EFFUSION LYMPHOMA IN A HIV NEGATIVE AND HUMAN HERPESVIRUS 8 POSITIVE POST-CARDIAC TRANSPLANT PATIENT

Case Presentation: A 63 year-old gentleman had a history of ischemic cardiomyopathy treated with Orthotopic Heart Transplant (OHT), on tacrolimus & prednisone; cutaneous Kaposi Sarcoma (KS); & negative pre-transplant Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) serology. He [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PRIMARY EFFUSION LYMPHOMA IN A HIV NEGATIVE AND HUMAN HERPESVIRUS 8 POSITIVE POST-CARDIAC TRANSPLANT PATIENT