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Hodgkin lymphoma with cutaneous involvement

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.
Dermatology online journal 02/2009; 15(5):5.
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ABSTRACT

We report a case of a 54-year-old previously healthy man with Hodgkin lymphoma who presented initially with a solitary cutaneous ulcer. Unlike non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes, skin involvement of Hodgkin lymphoma is extremely rare. Furthermore, the prognosis of Hodgkin lymphoma with skin infiltration is felt to be extremely poor. Contrary to other reports, this case demonstrates that a good response with standard therapy is possible.

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