Reed-Hodgkin disease

Reed-Hodgkin disease
Reed-Hodg·kin disease (rēdґ hojґkin) [D. Reed; Thomas Hodgkin, English physician, 1798–1866] Hodgkin disease.

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  • Hodgkin disease mixed cellularity type — a type of Hodgkin disease intermediate between the lymphocyte predominance and lymphocyte depletion types; Reed Sternberg cells are plentiful and there are more inflammatory cells, such as eosinophils and plasma cells, than in the lymphocyte… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hodgkin disease nodular sclerosis type — a type of Hodgkin disease in which Reed Sternberg cells are in the form of lacunar cells and bands of collagen divide the lymphoid tissue into nodules; there are varying numbers of lymphocytes and inflammatory cells such as eosinophils and plasma …   Medical dictionary

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  • Hodgkin-Krankheit — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 C81.0 Lymphozytenreiche Form C81.1 Nodulär sklerosierende Form C81.2 Gemischtzellige F …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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