Disease, Hodgkin (Hodgkin lymphoma)


Disease, Hodgkin (Hodgkin lymphoma)
A disease of the lymph nodes named after the English physician Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866) who discovered it. ("Perfecting the World" is an excellent biography of Dr. Hodgkin by A. M. and E. H. Kass).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • non-Hodgkin lymphoma — a heterogeneous group of malignant lymphomas, the only common feature being an absence of the giant Reed Sternberg cells characteristic of Hodgkin disease. They arise from the lymphoid components of the immune system, and present a clinical… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Hodgkin Syndrom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 C81.0 Lymphozytenreiche Form C81.1 Nodulär sklerosierende Form C81.2 Gemischtzellige F …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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