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October 1982

Primary Pulmonary Hodgkin's Disease A Case Report

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Radiology (Drs Ball and Herman), Pathology (Dr Variakojis), and Pediatrics (Dr Nachman), The University of Chicago Hospitals.

Arch Intern Med. 1982;142(10):1941-1943. doi:10.1001/archinte.1982.00340230189033

• A case of Hodgkin's disease occurred with pulmonary Involvement as the Initial feature. The disease was initially seen clinically and roentgenographically as a diffuse pulmonary infiltrate. To our knowledge, the pattern of diffuse pneumonic involvement without intrathoracic lymphadenopathy at presentation has been reported only In one other case. Differentiation of this diffuse pneumonic pattern of primary pulmonary Hodgkin's disease from the more common pattern of a focal mass or infiltrate Is important in considering appropriate therapy.

(Arch Intern Med 1982;142:1941-1943)

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