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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.