Hodgkin disease

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Hodg·kin dis·ease

(hoj'kin),
a disease marked by chronic enlargement of the lymph nodes, often local at the onset and later generalized, together with enlargement of the spleen and often of the liver, no pronounced leukocytosis, and commonly anemia and continuous or remittent (Pel-Ebstein) fever; considered to be a malignant neoplasm of lymphoid cells of uncertain origin (Reed-Sternberg cells), associated with inflammatory infiltration of lymphocytes and eosinophilic leukocytes and fibrosis; can be classified into lymphocytic predominant, nodular sclerosing, mixed cellularity, and lymphocytic depletion types; a similar disease occurs in domestic cats.
Synonym(s): Hodgkin lymphoma, lymphadenoma (2)

Hodg·kin dis·ease

(hoj'kin di-zēz')
A disease marked by chronic enlargement of the lymph nodes, often local at the onset and later generalized, together with enlargement of the spleen and often of the liver, no pronounced leukocytosis, and commonly anemia and continuous or remittent (Pel-Ebstein) fever; considered to be a malignant neoplasm of lymphoid cells of uncertain origin (Reed-Sternberg cells), associated with inflammatory infiltration of lymphocytes and eosinophilic leukocytes and fibrosis; can be classified into lymphocytic predominant, nodular sclerosing, mixed cellularity, and lymphocytic depletion type; a similar disease occurs in domestic cats.

Hodgkin,

Thomas, English physician, 1798-1866.
Hodgkin disease - malignant neoplasm of lymphoid cells of uncertain origin, associated with inflammatory infiltration of lymphocytes and eosinophilic leukocytes and fibrosis. Synonym(s): lymphadenoma
Hodgkin-Key murmur - a musical diastolic murmur.
Hodgkin sarcoma
non-Hodgkin lymphoma - a lymphoma other than Hodgkin disease.

Hodg·kin dis·ease

(hoj'kin di-zēz')
Disease marked by chronic enlargement of the lymph nodes, often local at the onset and later generalized, together with enlargement of the spleen and often of the liver.
References in periodicals archive ?
(1) It is rare and also known by follicular lymphoreticuloma, angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia, giant cell lymph node hyperplasia, benign giant lymphoma and lymphoid hamartoma.
Many terms have been used over the years to describe this entity, including giant lymph node hyperplasia, angiomatous lymphoid hamartoma, benign giant lymphoma, and follicular lymphoreticuloma.