JOHN J. GREGORY, M.D.; CHARLES A. RIBAUDO, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WILLIAM J. GRACE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Although small bronchi and bronchioles are frequently the site of granulomatous infiltration in Hodgkin's disease, the finding of larger polypoid lesions in the major bronchi has been reported in only a few cases. This is typically manifested by symptoms and signs of broncrospasm and often by concomitant lobar atelectasis. Here are reported three such cases with a review of the literature.
A 75-year-old white woman was admitted to St. Vincent's Hospital in February, 1964, with a 2-month history of wheezing and dyspnea without productive cough or hemoptysis. She complained of a pressure sensation across the anterior
GREGORY JJ, RIBAUDO CA, GRACE WJ. Endobronchial Hodgkin's Disease: Report of Three Cases. Ann Intern Med. ;62:579–586. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-3-579
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(3):579-586.
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