Severe CMV infection after chemo-immunotherapy with dose- reduced bendamustine and rituximab in an old mantle cell lymphoma patient

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Gabriele Magliano
Annarosa Cuccaro
Francesco D'Alo'
Elena Maiolo
Silvia Bellesi
Stefan Hohaus
Andrea Bacigalupo
Livio Pagano

Keywords

Mantle cell lymphoma, Bendamustine, CD4 lymphopenia, Non Hodgkin-s lymphoma, Cytomegalovirus

Abstract

We discuss the case of a 74-year old male patient with mantle cell lymphoma, who faced severe CMV infection after the fifth cycle of first-line chemo-immunotherapy with a dose-reduced bendamustine and rituximab regimen. 

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