Tag Archives: Non-hodgkin lymphoma

A Clinical Reasoning Exercise: It is a lymphoma, then start the treatment

In this Section we present real clinical cases, trying to disentangle the way of thinking of the people implicated, doctors and patients

 

 

 

 

Players

An Internist

The Patient

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Why do I have shortness of breath? Is it my non Hodgkin lymphoma?

A 50-year-old- man had a diagnosis of mediastinal non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He was receiving a chemotherapy treatment with a significant reduction in the size of the mediastinal lymph nodes.

A week before he started with a fever, a productive cough (mucus and blood) and shortness of breath. He never referred thoracic pain or digestive symptoms.

He had no previous disease. He never smoked.

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When the diagnosis is like a thread of spider web

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Toledo, Spain

A 70-year-old-man with a diagnosis of stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma spreading to the liver and the gastric area started with mild abdominal discomfort a week after chemotherapy . He had no fever or vomiting. Physical examination detected pain and abdominal tenderness. A thoracic X-ray evaluated by a radiologist was the key for a correct diagnosis……

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