NICHOLAS J. ROBERT, M.D.; HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, M.D.
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To the editor: Two recent articles in the Annals (1, 2) describe non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; however, we can find no reported cases of Hodgkin's disease and the syndrome, only reference to unpublished observations (2). We report the case of a patient with Hodgkin's disease complicated by an illness strongly suggestive of the syndrome.
A 27-year-old Hispanic man had night sweats, weight loss, diarrhea, and left submandibular lymphadenopathy. He had a history of intravenous use of heroin and had lived in New York City. He alternately claimed and denied homosexual activity. Biopsy specimens showed Hodgkin's
ROBERT NJ, SCHNEIDERMAN H. Hodgkin's Disease and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. ;101:142–143. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-1-142_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(1):142-143.
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