Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 144–148 | Cite as

Hodgkin's disease in children: Clinico-roentgenologic features of the lesion in the chest

  • Boris A. Kolygin
  • Anatoly G. Vesnin


The roentgenologic features of Hodgkin's disease were studied in 105 patients under 14 years of age. The mediastinal and hilar nodes were involved in 64.7% of patients. Some consistency of extent and pattern of disease was observed in that mediastinal lymphatic lesions could be associated with cervico-supra-clavicular and retroperitoneal lesions.

There was lung infiltration in 14.3% of patients and the frequency of this lesion dependent on the histological type. It was commoner in nodular sclerosis, mixed cellulatity and lymphocytic depletion. Lung infiltration usually developed in continuity with the lymphatic gland lesion and only rarely in a metastasis-like form.

Key words

Hodgkin's disease children mediastinum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boris A. Kolygin
    • 1
  • Anatoly G. Vesnin
    • 1
  1. 1.Petrov Research Institute of OncologyLeningradUSSR

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