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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 99-101

People living with HIV infection / AIDS - A study on lymph node FNAC and CD4 count


1 Dept. of Tropical Medicine, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, India
2 Dept. of Pathology, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, India
3 Dept. of Virology, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, India
4 Dept. of Medicine, Medical College, Kolkata - 700 073, India

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Between July 1997 and December 2000, 1616 HIV seropositive persons were identified by Western Blot test at the School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata. Four hundred seventy two (29.2%) of them had generalized lymphadenopathy. CD4 count could be done in only 54 of these 472 subjects (11.4%). These 54 patients, consisting of 40 males (74%) and 14 females (26%) were the subjects of the study. Their mean age was 29.5 years. In all these subjects, FNAC was done from the enlarged lymph nodes (non-inguinal). Reactive hyperplasia was seen in 30 cases (55.5%) whose absolute CD4 count varied between 411-945 cells/無 (median value 670 cells/無). Evidence of tuberculous lymphadenitis was detected in 22 (41%) with CD4 counts varying between 113 and 422 cells/無 (median value 212 cells/無). Non-Hodgkin lymphoma was diagnosed in 2 cases (3.7%) with CD4 count 79-113 cells/無. All patients had evidence of HIV-1 infection, excepting one case of dual infection (HIV-1 and 2).






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