A 30-year-old man presented with a left axillary mass for a week. He was diagnosed with a lymphoid tumor with bone marrow involvement three years ago and was treated with chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow transplantation. He had had multiple episodes of relapse and was refractory to multicycle chemotherapy. Physical examination revealed axillary lymphadenopathy and hepatomegaly. Abdominal ultrasound showed numerous lesions in the liver. CT scan demonstrated multiple pulmonary nodules with pleural effusion. MRI revealed paraspinal disease involving the upper thoracic epidural space (T2–T5 level). A biopsy of the left axillary lymph node was performed (Figs. 71.1 and 71.2). The patient died two months after the current admission.
KeywordsHodgkin Lymphoma Bone Marrow Involvement Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation Lymphoid Tumor Hematologic Neoplasm
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