Hodgkin lymphoma

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 December 2016, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: gastric Hodgkin lymphoma
Cite this page: Hodgkin lymphoma. website. Accessed September 25th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Very rare as primary site of disease

  • Criteria for primary:
    • Bulk of disease in stomach despite the presence of disease in adjacent lymph nodes
    • Absence of superficial or mediastinal lymphadenopathy
    • Absence of organomegaly or bone marrow involvement by lymphoma
    • Normal results on complete blood count and differential

  • Confirm presence of Reed-Sternberg cells as CD15+, CD30+, CD20-, CD45-
Microscopic (histologic) images

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