ROCHELLE G. SCHEIB, M.D.; ROBERT S. SIEGEL, M.D.
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To the editor: The increased incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome has been well documented (1, 2). A recent report by Schoeppel and associates (3) has suggested that Hodgkin's disease may also be associated with homosexual men with lymphadenopathy who eventually develop the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. We report the case of a homosexual man at high risk for the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome who developed an agressive, atypical form of Hodgkin's disease.
A 39-year-old homosexual man was hospitalized in February 1984, with a 4-month history of shortness of breath, fever, night sweats, diarrhea,
SCHEIB RG, SIEGEL RS. Atypical Hodgkin's Disease and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. ;102:554. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-4-554_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(4):554.
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