HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA

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Last Updated : 1/4/2011
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Bharat R Agarwal
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Lymphomas

are the third most common

childhood cancers

of which 40% are

Hodgkin's disease

. It is a
lymphocytic cancer
originating from B or T lymphocytes. It is characterized by pleomorphic lymphocytic infiltrate with malignant multinucleated giant cells Reed-Sternberg cells).



Contributor Information and Disclosures Bharat R Agarwal
Pediatric Hematologist- Oncologist, Division of Pediatric Hem-Onco, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India


First Created : 1/4/2001
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