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Synchronous HIV/AIDS-related Epstein-Barr Virus-associated Smooth Muscle Tumors in a 20-year-old female

Adam, Etai MD*; Wang, Larry MD, PhD; Herrington, Cynthia MD; Bliss, David MD§; Church, Joseph A. MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: October 2014 - Volume 33 - Issue 10 - p 1055–1056
doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000372
HIV Reports

We present a case of simultaneous endobronchial and adrenal Epstein-Barr Virus-associated smooth muscle tumors in a 20-year-old female with AIDS. Blood Epstein-Barr Virus polymerase chain reaction was negative at the time of diagnosis.

From the *Division of General Pediatrics; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery; §Division of General Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; and Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Accepted for publication April 8, 2014.

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.

Address for correspondence: Joseph A. Church, MD, 4650 Sunset Blvd, MS # 75, Los Angeles, CA 90027. E-mail:

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.