A. A. SAMWICK, M.D.; HAROLD COHN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; A. IRVING SWILLER, M.D.
The occurrence of myelogenous leukemia and Hodgkin's disease in the same individual has been noted but once before in the literature.17 Such a case, clinically diagnosed as chronic myelogenous leukemia and subsequently found at autopsy to have Hodgkin's disease also, forms the basis of this report.
The patient, a 71 year old white woman, was admitted to this hospital on September 9, 1953, complaining of marked weakness, anorexia and considerable weight loss. Her present illness had begun insidiously about three years before admission. Until then she apparently had been well. Physical examination by the family physician at the
SAMWICK AA, COHN H, SWILLER AI. COEXISTENT MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA AND HODGKIN'S DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:868–876. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-4-868
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(4):868-876.
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