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Hodg·kin's disease

 (hŏj′kĭnz)
n.
A malignant, progressive, sometimes fatal disease of unknown cause, marked by enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen, and liver. Also called Hodgkin's lymphoma.

[After Thomas Hodgkin, (1798-1866), British physician.]
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Hodgkin's disease

(ˈhɒdʒkɪnz)
n
(Pathology) a malignant disease, a form of lymphoma, characterized by painless enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen, and liver. Also called: lymphoadenoma or lymphogranulomatosis
[C19: named after Thomas Hodgkin (1798–1866), London physician, who first described it]
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Hodg′kin's disease`


n.
a malignant disorder characterized by enlargement of the lymph nodes and spleen and by lymphoid infiltration along the blood vessels.
[1860–65; after Thomas Hodgkin (1798–1866), London physician who described it]
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Hodgkin's disease

A disorder of the lymphatic system in which the lymphoid tissue multiplies rapidly. This can damage the immune system and can result in infections, which are normally considered minor, becoming fatal.
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Noun1.Hodgkin's disease - a malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver
lymphoma - a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer
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Hodgkin's disease

n. enfermedad de Hodgkin, presencia de tumores malignos en los nódulos linfáticos y el bazo.
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International patterns in the occurrence of Hodgkin's disease in children and young adult males.
The role of Epstein-Barr virus in Hodgkin's disease from different geographical areas, Arch Dis Child 1996;74:27-31.
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Clinical stages I and II Hodgkin's disease: a specifically tailored therapy according to prognostic factors.
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma with Reed-Sternberg-like cells and possible transformation to Hodgkin's disease: mediation by Epstein-Barr virus.
Epstein-Barr positive primary gastrointestinal Hodgkin's Disease: association with inflammatory bowel disease and immunosuppression.
Sternberg-Reed Cells in the peripheral blood of patients with Hodgkin's disease. Blood 1966; 27: 544-556.
Current strategies in the treatment of childhood Hodgkin's disease. Indian Pediatr.
Antibodies to this protein stain the germinal center cells in lymphoid follicles, follicular cells, and interfollicular cells in follicular lymphoma, large B-cell lymphomas, and Burkitt's lymphoma, and the majority of the Reed-Sternberg cells in nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin's disease. Bc1-6 is also useful in identifying neoplastic cells in cases of nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin's disease.
Aim: The aim of this study was to analyze the response and survival rate of pediatric Hodgkin's disease and investigate the parameters influencing the survival.
Treatment of advanced stage Hodgkin's disease. Oncology 2001; 60: 101-109.