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Synchronous Hodgkin's disease in monozygotic twins.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6099034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Identical Hodgkin's disease (HD) in monozygotic twins is presented together with a review of five previously reported pairs. The 12 reported cases of concordant HD in monozygotic twins had three characteristic features: a younger age than HD patients in general, a short interval between the onset of the disease in the two twins, and a similar histologic pattern in both twins. These rare cases may suggest that genetic and environmental factors are responsible for the occurrence of HD.
H Shibuya; K Tsukada; M Takagi; J I Horiuchi; S Suzuki; R I Kamiyama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta radiologica. Oncology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0349-652X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Radiol Oncol     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-03-27     Completed Date:  1985-03-27     Revised Date:  2006-12-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8209606     Medline TA:  Acta Radiol Oncol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  425-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diseases in Twins*
Hodgkin Disease / genetics*,  pathology
Time Factors
Twins, Monozygotic

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