Simultaneous presentation of relapsing Hodgkin's disease and treatment-related non-hodgkin's lymphoma

R. T. Perri, J. I. Allen, M. M. Oken, C. Limas, Neil Elliot Kay

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A 55-year-old white man was diagnosed in 1975 with Hodgkin's disease stage IIA, mixed cellularity. He was treated with 4,500 rads to an inverted-Y field followed by six cycles of MOPP and remaining in complete remission. In 1983 a right axillary lymph node biopsy showed recurrent Hodgkin's disease, mixed cellularity. While receiving his initial chemotherapy he developed persistent epigastric distress. Endoscopic gastric biopsy demonstrated a diffuse large-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Surface marker studies confirmed the separate identify of these two malignant lymphoproliferative processes. This represents the first reported simultaneous occurrence of relapsing Hodgkin's disease with treatment-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)122-125
Number of pages4
JournalMedical and Pediatric Oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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