Described in 1832 by Thomas Hodgkin in “On some morbid appearance of the absorbent glands and spleen”
First neoplasm to be (i) defined by cytologic grounds base...
Asymptomatic lymphadenopathy (cervical/supraclavicular)
Pel-Ebstein (cyclic) fever
Constitutional symptoms: night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, anorexia
Ann Arbor staging with Cotswold modification
Stage I: single lymph node or of a single extralymphatic organ or site
Stage II: ≥2 lymph node regions on the same side of diaphragm alone or wit...
During therapy: CBC, nutrition, and hydration
Restage with PET after 2 to 4 cycles of chemotherapy: sensitive prognostic indicator
American Cancer Society. American Cancer Society Recommendations for Early Breast Cancer Detection in Women without Breast Symptoms. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2013.
C81.90 Hodgkin lymphoma, unspecified, unspecified site
C81.91 Hodgkin lymphoma, unsp, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
C81.92 Hodgkin lymphoma, unspecified, intrathoracic lymph nodes
Neoplastic disease of lymphatics
RS cells of monoclonal lymphoid B-cell origin within inflammatory background of lymphocytes
Two subtypes: CHL 95% of cases and NLPHL 5% of cases
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