ROBERT O. DILLMAN, M.D.; JOHN MUEH, M.D.; CLAUDIA M. GRECO, M.D.; MARK R. GREEN, M.D.
To the editor: Although involvement of the meninges is a well-known complication of carcinoma and lymphoma, such involvement in Hodgkin's disease is not.
In April 1977, excision of a left inguinal mass confirmed a diagnosis of mixed cellularity Hodgkin's disease in a 60-year-old Mexican woman who had noted a neck mass and B symptoms for 8 months. Upper mantle radiotherapy was delivered in Mexico. In the summer of 1978 an inguinal mass recurred, and she was treated with radiation therapy followed by cyclophosphamide and prednisone. She came to the United States in October 1978, complaining of fever, sweats, bone pain,
DILLMAN RO, MUEH J, GRECO CM, GREEN MR. Leptomeningeal Hodgkin's Disease. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:714–715. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-5-714
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(5):714-715.
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