Luc Xerri, a pathologist at the Paoli Calmettes Institute, describes the occurrence of large cell EBV + B lymphomas in patients with breast implants.

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Reporting in the journal Blood, the teams from Marseille, Créteil and Rouen describe the occurrence in 3 patients, in the same context of breast implants, of EBV + B lymphomas with large cells, attributed to chronic inflammation; this situation widens the spectrum of lymphomas occurring in contact with breast implants.

EBV+ diffuse large B-cell lymphoma associated with chronic inflammation expands the spectrum of breast implant-related lymphomas.
Mescam L, Camus V, Schiano JM, Adélaïde J, Picquenot JM, Guille A, Bannier M, Ruminy P, Viailly PJ, Jardin F, Bouabdallah R, Brenot Rossi I, Bohers E, Robe C, Laurent C, Birnbaum D, Wotherspoon A, Gaulard P, Xerri L.
Blood. 2020 Feb 28. pii: blood.2019003408. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019003408.