Article Text


Polymyositis associated with Hodgkin's disease
  1. S. Ng Tang Fui,
  2. R. Teoh,
  3. J. C. Houston


    A patient is reported who presented with severe polymyositis and pulmonary collapse with infection. Investigations failed to confirm an underlying bronchial carcinoma but post-mortem examination revealed unsuspected Hodgkin's disease. The authors wish to draw attention to the rare but important association between polymyositis and treatable lymphomas.

    Statistics from

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.