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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 427613, 5 pages
Case Report

Open Questions in the Management of Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma

Service de Radiothérapie Institut Paoli-Calmettes, 232 Boulevard Sainte Marguerite, 13009 Marseille, France

Received 22 November 2013; Accepted 19 December 2013; Published 20 February 2014

Academic Editors: K. Kawauchi and P. Tsirigotis

Copyright © 2014 Marguerite Tyran et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Localized Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma is a rare disease with an overall good prognosis but frequent late relapses. Due to it’s rarity there is no standard therapeutic approach and pathological diagnosis may be hard. In this paper we discuss the technical aspects of the radiation therapy and histological issues. The new fields reductions proposed for classical Hodgkin lymphoma cannot be applied to early stages Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin lymphomas which are usually treated with radiation therapy without systemic chemotherapy.