Primary pulmonary classical Hodgkin lymphoma: A case report

Michael H. Schild, William W. Wong, Riccardo Valdez, Jose F. Leis

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Primary pulmonary Hodgkin lymphoma (PPHL) is a rare entity. Most reported cases occurred before the availability of PET scan for accurate staging of the disease. We report a case of PPHL for which PET/CT scan was used and surgery was performed to confirm the diagnosis. A review of cases of PPHL since 1990 suggests that adjuvant chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy after surgical resection of the lung lesions achieve better disease control than surgical resection alone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-344
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2014


  • Hodgkin lymphoma of the lung
  • PET scan for Hodgkin lymphoma
  • primary pulomary Hodgkin lymphoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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