Turkish Journal of Nephrology
Case Report

Cause of Pancytopenia in a Case With Chronic Renal Failure: Hodgkin’s Lymphoma


Osmangazi Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, İç Hastalıkları AD, Nefroloji BD, Eskişehir

Turkish J Nephrol 2005; 14: 45-47
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Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a malign disease of lmyphatic system. It’s known that, chronic renal failure may occur as a result of glomerular pathology which develops due to malign diseases. But, association of Hodgkin’s lymphoma is not frequently observed in patients who have chronic renal failure and undergo hemodialysis. Pancytopenia was detected after laboratory examination of the patient who had been undergoing hemodialysis for six years. Cause of pancytopenia was searched and Hodgkin’s lymphoma was diagnosed. In the overview of the literature, it was seen that, association of lymphoma in patients with chronic renal failure is rare.

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