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

    Abstract

    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.

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