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May 1939

HODGKIN'S DISEASE OF THE LIDREPORT OF A CASE

Arch Ophthalmol. 1939;21(5):844-852. doi:10.1001/archopht.1939.00860050128011
Abstract

Involvement of any part of the eye with Hodgkin's disease is sufficiently rare to warrant reporting. It becomes increasingly interesting when it occurs in a person of an age far beyond that at which the disease is suspected and rare indeed when the diagnosis is established through the intermediary of the ophthalmologist.

REPORT OF CASE  C. S., a woman aged 82, was seen on Dec. 12, 1937, for refraction. There was sclerosis of both lenses, and the best vision obtained after correction was 20/70 in the right eye and 20/100 in the left. A small cystic tumor was palpated at the left superior orbital border near the inner angle.On April 20, 1938, the patient returned because of ptosis of the left upper lid. The tumor had increased greatly in size, and as it was felt that it was interfering with elevation of the lid, removal was advised.On April

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