R. MALA VOHRA, M.D.; ASHOK R. PATEL, M.D.; REKHA V. KHANDEPARKER, M.D.; KODURI P. RAO, M.D.; PRABODH C. SHAH, M.D.
To the editor: The recent paper by Iseman, Schwarz, and Stanford (Ann Intern Med 85:752-755, 1976) prompts us to report a case of immunoblastic lymphadenopathy with absence of serum abnormalities and upper respiratory obstruction and a benign clinical course after palliative radiation and short-term cyclophosphamide therapy.
A 37-year-old man was admitted for progressive difficulty in breathing for 8 days. He had generalized lymphadenopathy, night sweats, 11.3-kg weight loss, erythematous papular skin rash, and fever with chills for 3 weeks before admission. Except for a penicillin injection 18 days previously, he had received no drugs or vaccination.
He was an acutely
VOHRA RM, PATEL AR, KHANDEPARKER RV, RAO KP, SHAH PC. Immunoblastic Lymphadenopathy with Upper Respiratory Obstruction. Ann Intern Med. ;86:830–831. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-6-830_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(6):830-831.
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