Key clinical point: A rare case of refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) with comorbid end-stage renal disease was successfully treated with salvage chemotherapy and autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation (auto-HCT).
Major finding: After receiving dose-adjusted rituximab, gemcitabine, dexamethasone, and carboplatin (R-GDC), followed by modified salvage chemotherapy and auto-HCT, the patient achieved complete remission.
Study details: A clinical case report of one 55-year-old male with refractory DLBCL and dialysis-dependent end-stage renal disease.
Disclosures: No funding sources were reported. The authors reported having no conflicts of interest.
Morita K et al. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2019 Nov 7. doi: 10.1016/j.clml.2019.11.004