Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Hodgkin disease
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • malignant lymphogranuloma
German: Hodgkin-Lymphom
Japanese: ホジキンリンパ腫

Oncology. Named after Thomas Hodgkin (1789-1866). A malignant disease of the lymphatic tissue characterized by progressive enlargement of the lymph nodes and spleen, and the presence of large, usually multinucleate, cells (Reed-Sternberg cells).

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