Tag: Hodgkin

  • Hodgkin disease (Hodgkin lymphoma)

    Hodgkin disease (Hodgkin lymphoma)

    Diagnosis: A- Definition, epidemiology, etiology: Hodgkin’s disease is now considered a particular type of lymphoma, characterized by proliferation of large cells called Reed-Sternberg cells in a lymphoid tissue reaction characteristic architecture. The disease is more common in men (2-5 cases per 100 000 population per year) than in women (1-2 cases per 100 000 population…

  • Hyperhidrosis

    Hyperhidrosis

    DIAGNOSIS: Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that occur under normal conditions. This is a common situation. The diagnosis is easy to establish clinically. The main difficulty is the etiologic diagnosis to avoid missing a secondary cause. Thus, a primary hyperhidrosis is never (until proven otherwise) night, there is no deterioration of general condition, no fever, no…

  • Abdominal Tumors

    Abdominal Tumors

    1- Nephroblastoma: Rule occurs between 6 months and 6 years; 90% of tumors of the child’s kidney and 10% of malignant tumors in children Malformations: aniridia (no iris); hemihypertrophy body; cryptorchidism; horseshoe kidney; hypospadias (malformation of the urethra) Metastases: lung (the most common); rare bone metastases Treatment: chemotherapy; surgery; Radiotherapy (very radiosensitive) Prognosis: very good…

  • Big Arms

    Big Arms

    The “big guys” is the colloquial term corresponding to the upper extremity lymphedema. It is a disease whose origin is almost exclusively secondary treatment of breast cancer although there are other rarer causes (axillary lymph node biopsy for diagnostic purposes, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated with axillary irradiation). [1] Prolonged lymphatic stasis increases the volume…