A patient presents with generalized lymphadenopathy, anorexia, an extra-nodal mass, and Waldeyer Ring involvement. What type of lymphoma is this?


Hodgkin's Lymphoma:
•Localized lymph node involvement
•Spreads continguously (from node to node)
•Mesenteric nodes & Waldeyer ring rarely involved
•Extra-nodal presentation rare

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma:
•Multiple lymph node involvement
•Spreads non-continguously
•Mesenteric nodes & Waldeyer ring often involved
•Extra-nodal presentation common

•Mixed-cellularity and nodular sclerosing are types of Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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