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September 1979

Necrotizing Myelopathy Complicating Hodgkin's Disease

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Medicine (Dr Lester), Pathology (Drs Feld and Wollmann), and Radiology (Dr Kinzie), the University of Chicago.

Arch Neurol. 1979;36(9):583-585. doi:10.1001/archneur.1979.00500450077017

• A case of necrotizing myelopathy is presented as a complication of Hodgkin's disease. The distinctive pathologic feature of this case was severe acute vasculitis involving only the vessels of the spinal cord that was considered to have been the cause of the segmental necrosis.