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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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