Primary pulmonary Hodgkin's disease: a distinct entity.

R. R. Pai, C. V. Raghuveer, R. T. Philipose, A. B. Shetty

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A 30-year-old lady presented with fever, dry cough and weight loss for the preceding five months. Radiological investigations revealed a solitary nodular lesion in the lingula of the left lung. Guided fine needle aspiration cytology failed to yield any diagnostic material. Bronchoscopic cytology was also not contributory. As a last resort open lung biopsy was done and a diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease was made. Hilar and pre aortic lymph node biopsies showed only reactive change. The final diagnosis was primary pulmonary Hodgkin's disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-141
Number of pages3
JournalThe Indian journal of chest diseases & allied sciences.
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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