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 3

A 50-year-old woman is diagnosed with classical HL and has bilateral cervical, hilar, and mediastinal adenopathy, with a mediastinal mass measuring 12 cm. The patient has drenching night sweats and fevers but no weight loss. Her complete blood count is normal without any cytopenias, and the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is 40 mm/hr. Which one of the following categories would this patientís HL belong to?

  •   Early-stage favorable
  •   Early-stage unfavorable
  •   Advanced stage

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