A sinister itch: Prurigo nodularis in Hodgkin lymphoma

Pratibha Seshadri, Sudha Jasmine Rajan, Ige Abraham George, Renu George

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Abstract

A 24 year old lady presented with pruritis and lichenified nodular skin lesions for 1 year. She also had clinical features to suggest a superior venacaval syndrome (SVC) with large rubbery cervical lymph nodes. She was subsequently diagnosed to have Hodgkin lymphoma on lymph node biopsy. Skin changes in lymphoma can precede other clinical symptoms by months. High clinical suspicion and thorough systemic examination would help in excluding a sinister problem in patients with chronic dermatosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)714-715
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Association of Physicians of India
Volume57
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2009
Externally publishedYes

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