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December 16, 1944

AN UNUSUAL CASE OF CUTANEOUS HODGKIN'S DISEASE WITH TERMINAL BLOOD STREAM SPREAD

Author Affiliations

Radiologist, Mount Alto Veterans Hospital Washington, D. C.

From the Tumor Service, Veterans Administration Facility, Hines, Ill.

JAMA. 1944;126(16):1025-1026. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.82850510001008
Abstract

The patient who is the subject of this report was encountered in a study of 225 cases of Hodgkin's disease.1 The unusual features of the case and the rarity of cutaneous Hodgkin's disease are deemed sufficient justification for the publication of this report.

History.—  W. K., a white man aged 44, a World War I veteran, was admitted to the Edward Hines hospital on Nov. 4, 1940. His father died at 78 of "old age." His mother died of pneumonia at an age unknown. Two sisters died in infancy and 1 sister died at 21 of pneumonia. Two brothers, his wife and 2 children are alive and well. There was no history of diabetes, tuberculosis or carcinoma in the family. His occupation was that of an auto repairman and lately he held a job as a road tester. He had an appendectomy in 1918. There was no history of

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