Bernard Greenberg, MD

University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

Copyright of the American Society of Hematology, 2006. ISSN: 1931-6860.

This case was reviewed and updated in August 2011 by Dr. Alvin Schmaier and members of the Teaching Cases Subcommittee.


On physical examination, you note enlarged lymph nodes in the cervical, supraclavicular, axillary, and inguinal regions that are firm, but not tender. The largest ones measure 2x2 cm. The rest of the physical examination is unremarkable, with the exception of the right inguinal hernia.

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