Uveitis associated with Hodgkin's disease has not, to our knowledge, been reported previously in the literature. Uveitis associated with Boeck's sarcoid (sarcoidosis) has been noted.
Hodgkin's disease1 is of interest because the etiologic factor is unknown; the condition has been called (1) an atypical form of tuberculosis, (2) an infection, (3) a tumor and (4) a transition between a granuloma and a tumor.
Clinically the disease may appear between the ages of 6 months and 76 years. It is most common, however, between the third and the fourth decade of life and occurs twice as frequently in men as in women. The average duration of the disease is eighteen months, but in the chronic form it may last for years.
It is usually thought of as a condition affecting the lymph glands of the neck, but involvement of the abdominal and thoracic nodes is more frequent. The spleen is