Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Presenting as Multiple Cavitary Lung Lesions

  • Esha Jain Department of Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA
  • Ali Hani Al-Tarbsheh Department of Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA
  • Jozef Oweis Department of Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA
  • Erik Jacobson Department of Radiology, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA
  • Boris Shkolnik Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA

Keywords

Cavitory lung lesions, lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, primary lung lymphoma

Abstract

Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL) typically presents similarly to an infectious etiology, thus awareness of its atypical presentations is essential. We present a case of an adult woman who was found to have HL after presenting with a dry, non-productive cough and showing cavitary lesions on chest computed tomography (CT). We also describe the clinical, laboratory, and radiological workup done leading to the diagnosis and management of HL in a critical care setting.

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  • Published: 2021-12-01

    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 12 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Jain E, Al-Tarbsheh AH, Oweis J, Jacobson E, Shkolnik B. Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Presenting as Multiple Cavitary Lung Lesions. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2020_003024.

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