Hodgkin disease: This is a cancer that develops in the lymph system (lymphoma), part of the body's immune system. Because there is lymph tissue in many areas of the body, Hodgkin disease can start in almost any part of the body
The disease most often develops on the background of good health and the absence of any complaints. Mild and non-permanent signs of the disease may hinder early diagnosis. The main symptoms of Hodgkin's lymphoma which causes the patient to seek medical attention are: Painless swelling of subcutaneous lymph nodes in the neck, armpits or groin, Cough and shortness of breath. e and weakness, Periodic hyperthermia, often accompanied by chills, Night sweats, , Decreased appetite and significant weight loss, Increased sensitivity to the effects of alcohol, which is manifested by pain in the lymph nodes after its use Repeated bacterial, viral and fungal infections characterized by its severity.
Treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma is tailored to disease type, disease stage, and an assessment of the risk of resistant disease. Hodgkin lymphoma is considered to be a curable malignancy,primary disease in a subdiaphragmatic site occurs in only about 3% of cases. Ann-Arbor staging classification(4) distinguishes four stages according to the extension of the disease at the moment of diagnosis. In western countries, 75% of newly diagnosed patients have early disease at presentation, There were 107 cases of Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed in Ireland in 2007. The treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma is very successful, even if it has spread to other areas in the body.