Table 2

Clinical data of previously published cases of classical Hodgkin lymphoma with DLBCL

No./Series

Age

(years)

Sex

Site of biopsy

Clinical Presentation

Subtype of cHL

Treatment

Follow-up Months

Status


1/Paulli et al 1992

37

Male

LN in the right SF

Intermittent fever

and malaise

NS

Eight cycles of pro-MACE-CytaBOM

23

ANED

2/Huang et al 2006

56

Male

Small intestine

Bowel perforation

NS

The lesion was resected

6 days after surgey

DOD

3/Bellan et al 2002

29

Female

Laterocervical LN

Left LL extending to the SF

NS

MACOP-B chemotherapy for 8 weeks and transplant of autologous stem cells

30

ANED

4/Rosenquist et al 2004

74

Female

LN in the right inguinal

Abdominal pain

MC

Six cycles of CHOP

12

ANED

5/Hell et al

1995

NA

NA

LN

NA

NS

NA

NA

NA

6/Hell et al

1995

NA

NA

LN

NA

NS

NA

NA

NA

7/Present case

37

Female

mediastinum

continuous pain in the right shoulder and chest

NS

six courses of CHOP chemotherapy and twenty three times radiotherapy

33

ANED


Abbreviations: cHL, classical Hodgkin Lymphoma; NS, nodular sclerosis; MC, mixed cellularity; LN, lymph node; SF, supraclavicular fossa; LL, laterocervical lympadenopathy; ANED, alive with no evidence of disease; DOD, died of disease; NA, not available.

Yu et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:60   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-60

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