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September 1922

A CASE OF HODKIN'A DISEASE TREATED WITH ROENTGEN RAYS FOR SIX YEARS

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK

From the Medical Clinic and Pathological Department of the Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1922;30(3):286-306. doi:10.1001/archinte.1922.00110090019002
Abstract

INTRODUCTION  Cases of Hodgkin's disease, involving the stomach or wall of the gut, while rare have been reported by various observers (Briquet1, Musser,2 Wells3 and Reiman4), The case reported by Briquet is of interest because it was the first of this type on record, and is accepted now as a case of Hodgkin's disease. Apparently in none of the cases referred to was there a perforation of the intestine.Our patient was a young woman observed and treated with roentgen rays for six and a half years. Microscopic examinations were made before treatment was instituted, and, again, at the post mortem.The course of the disease, type of temperature ("Rückfall"), blood findings and many of the physical signs and symptoms are similar to those frequently noted in this disease. The case is thought to be of interest for the following reasons:

  1. Length of time the patient, was observed and treated

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