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Central nervous system Hodgkin lymphoma: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20676729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Central nervous system (CNS) involvement by Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is extremely rare, accounting for 0.5% or less of HL cases. In contrast, CNS involvement can occur in 5-30% of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. CNS HL can present at any point in the course of HL, most commonly during relapsing disease, and has been described in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent patients. We describe a case of HL affecting the CNS and bone marrow on initial presentation in a 79-year-old immunocompetent female with a prior history of squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx and adenocarcinoma of the lung. Following the case report, a review of the literature on CNS HL is presented.
Authors:
Sara Torgerson; Horatiu Olteanu; Matthew Tinguely; Timothy S Fenske
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuro-oncology     Volume:  102     ISSN:  1573-7373     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurooncol.     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309335     Medline TA:  J Neurooncol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  329-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA.
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