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
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VOHRA RM, PATEL AR, KHANDEPARKER RV, RAO KP, SHAH PC. Immunoblastic Lymphadenopathy with Upper Respiratory Obstruction. Ann Intern Med. 1977;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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