International Journal of Hematology and Oncology 2019, Vol 29, Num 3 Page(s): 040-044
TREATMENT OF HEPATITIS B RE-ACTIVATION IN LYMPHOMA WITH LAMIVUDINE: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

MUSTAFA CANKURTARAN1, HALİS ŞİMŞEK1, YAHYA BÜYÜKAŞİK1, GONCA TATAR1

Hacettepe Üniversitesi İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı

Keywords: reactivation, hepatitis b, lamivudine, malignancy
Hepatitis B reactivations are increasingly being observed in surface antigen positive oncology patients, especially with hematologic malignancies and with steroid including chemotherapy protocols. In this case report, elevation of liver function tests in a lymphoma patient after chemotherapy is discussed and a review of the literature is given about the hepatitis B reactivations