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Am J Clin Pathol. 1989 Apr;91(4):458-61.

Gastrointestinal neoplasia in young HIV antibody-positive patients.

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Department of Anatomic Pathology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10003.


In a period of less than one year, the authors observed three young patients in whom primary gastrointestinal carcinomas developed. Two of them had acquired immune deficiency syndrome and the other one was human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody-positive drug abuser. This report is intended to alert the medical profession to gastrointestinal malignancy as a possible complication of HIV infection.

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