Part 3: Limited-Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma

Sai Ravi Pingali, MD

Fellow, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Jasleen Randhawa, MD

Fellow, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Timothy S. Fenske, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Question 2

A 48-year-old man with cervical lymphadenopathy is diagnosed with classical HL. Computed tomography scan reveals cervical, hilar, and retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy, with the largest lymph node measuring 4 cm. The patient denies having any night sweats, fevers, or weight loss. Which of the following feature(s) would be an indication for bone marrow biopsy in this patient?

  •   Age
  •   Retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy
  •   Both A and B
  •   No indication for bone marrow biopsy

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