Development of Hodgkin lymphoma in a patient with sarcoidosis

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F. Gediz
A.F. Yilmaz
B. Payzin
T. Yuksel
A.O. Calli
S. Kobak *
(*) Corresponding Author:
S. Kobak | senolkobak@gmail.com

Abstract

Sarcoidosis is a chronic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology characterized by non-caseified granulomas in many different organs and systems. The disease most frequently manifests with bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy and infiltrations in the lungs and skin, as well as with eye lesions. It may mimic a number of systemic diseases and/or accompany them. The development of lymphoma in patients with sarcoidosis or the co-occurrence of both diseases is rarely reported in the literature. In this paper we report a female patient followed up with sarcoidosis for three years who developed Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the results of the investigations and biopsy results.

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