Vol. 5 (2021): International Journal of Case Reports
Case Reports

A CASE OF UPPER LIMB DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS IN A KNOWN HIV PATIENT WITH NON HODGKINS LYMPHOMA

Dr. Abolarin Ademola Toyosi,MBBS, FMCPATH1*, Dr. Olufemi-Aworinde Kehinde Joyce, MBBS, FWACP, FMCPATH1, Dr. Olutogun Toluwalase, MBBS, FWACP, FMCPATH1
1Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria.

Keywords

  • Thrombosis; Non Hodgkins lymphoma; HIV/AIDS

How to Cite

Dr. Abolarin Ademola Toyosi,MBBS, FMCPATH1*, Dr. Olufemi-Aworinde Kehinde Joyce, MBBS, FWACP, FMCPATH1, Dr. Olutogun Toluwalase, MBBS, FWACP, FMCPATH1. (2021). A CASE OF UPPER LIMB DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS IN A KNOWN HIV PATIENT WITH NON HODGKINS LYMPHOMA. International Journal of Case Reports, 5, 197. https://doi.org/10.28933/ijcr-2020-10-2505

Abstract

This is a case of upper limb deep vein thrombosis in a HIV positive patient who had also been diagnosed of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. This case highlights the importance of thromboprophylaxis and thrombotic risk assessment in all HIV positive as well as cancer patients particularly in low resource setting which are at risk of increased morbidity and mortality.

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