Journal article

Intravascular Large B Cell Lymphoma: An Elusive Cause of Pyrexia of Unknown Origin Diagnosed Postmortem

NE Holmes, CL Gordon, N Lightfoot, P Crowley, RR Buchanan, CL Smith, PDR Johnson

Clinical Infectious Diseases | UNIV CHICAGO PRESS | Published : 2010


Intravascular large B cell lymphoma (IVLBCL) is a rare cause of pyrexia of unknown origin. Because of its protean clinical manifestations, diagnosis is elusive and is often made postmortem. We report here a case of IVLBCL that evaded diagnosis despite multiple investigations in vivo for pyrexia of unknown origin over a 5‐month period.