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The nurse is assessing a patient with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Which one of the following is a feature of Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

Explanation

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

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