DENNIS MORGAN, M.D.
To the editor: The recent report by Stark and colleagues (1) of the presence of estrogen receptors in a lymph node containing Hodgkin's disease is of great interest, and the clinical regression of this node as the patient was given diethylstilbestrol for concurrent prostatic carcinoma is even more interesting.
In support of the contention that at least some lymphoid malignancies contain estrogen receptor activity by conventional assay, I wish to mention the case of a 55-year-old woman who presented to the University of Michigan in April 1976. She had widely disseminated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, including involvement of the skin and the
MORGAN D. Estrogen Receptors and Lymphocytic Lymphoma. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:783. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-6-783_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(6):783.
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