Primary pulmonary Hodgkin Lymphoma simulating a mediastinal tumour: an uncommon occurrence.

Stefano Fratoni, Pasquale Niscola, Elisabetta Abruzzese, Malgorzata Monika Trawinska, Edoardo Mercadante, Andrea Casullo, Paolo de Fabritiis, Alessio Perrotti, Giuseppe Santeusanio
  • Stefano Fratoni
    Pathology Department, S.Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Pasquale Niscola
    Pasquale Niscola, MD PhD, Hematology Unit, S. Eugenio Hospital, Rome (Italy) T: +390651003241 F: +390651003245 pniscola@gmail.com., Italy | pniscola@gmail.com
  • Elisabetta Abruzzese
    Hematology Unit, S. Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Malgorzata Monika Trawinska
    Hematology Unit, S. Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Edoardo Mercadante
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, S.Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Andrea Casullo
    Department of Radiology, S. Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Paolo de Fabritiis
    Hematology Unit, S. Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Alessio Perrotti
    Hematology, S. Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Giuseppe Santeusanio
    Department of Pathology, S. Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy

Abstract

The case of a patient with primary pulmonary Hodgkin Lymphoma simulating a mediastinal tumour is reported for its rarity and the diagnostic concerns encountered by us.

Keywords

Hodgkin’s lymphoma; lung; mediastinum; frozen section; thoracoscopy.

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