Similarly, although hypercalcemia may develop during the course of lung cancer, multiple myeloma, breast cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, it is less frequent in Hodgkin disease
A diagnosis of Hodgkin disease, nodular lymphocyte-predominance subtype was made and confirmed by an external hematopathology consultant.
Nodular lymphocyte-predominance Hodgkin disease is an uncommon form of Hodgkin disease that most often presents as asymptomatic lymphadenopathy and follows a relatively indolent course.
Key Words: colonic carcinoma, Hodgkin disease, lymphoma, mesenteric lymph nodes
Hodgkin disease is a malignancy that rarely affects the mesenteric lymph nodes (<5%).
However, an association of primary gastrointestinal Hodgkin disease
with Crohn disease is controversial, because only a few such cases with limited immunohistochemical and/or molecular investigations have been reported in the literature.
Key Words: Hodgkin disease
, immunohistochemistry, lymph nodes, tuberculosis
The presence of infiltration of lymph node sinuses by tumor cells, phagocytosis of neutrophils by tumor cells, and marked anaplasia or the presence of spindle-shaped tumor cells are more common in carcinoma than Hodgkin disease
Primary extranodal Hodgkin disease
(HD) localized to a particular site or an organ is rare.