Microbiology – MCQ 75 – Epstein Barr (EB) virus associated conditions

Epstein Barr (EB) virus has been implicated in the following malignancies except:
A. Hodgkin‘s disease
B. Non Hodgkin‘s lymphoma
C. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
D. Multiple myeloma

Correct answer : D. Multiple myeloma

Epstein Barr (EB) virus associated conditions:

  • Infectious mononucleosis
  • Acute transverse myelitis
  • Guillain Barre syndrome
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Peripheral neuritis
  • T cell lymphoma
  • Burkitt’s lymphoma
  • Hodgkin’s disease
  • CNS lymphoma
  • Lymphoproliferative syndrome
  • Gastric carcinoma
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Tonsillar carcinoma
  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  • Thymoma
  • Oral hairy leukoplakia (in adults with HIV)

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