Tonsillectomy: A prognostic factor in Hodgkin disease?

P. G. Gobbi, P. Cavalli, B. Franzini, U. Di Prisco, M. Federico, G. Bonacorsi

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The clinical features and course of Hodgkin's disease (HD) were investigated in 160 previously tonsillectomized patients and compared with 375 nontonsillectomized ones. In both groups, sex, social class, histologic type, stage and symptoms were almost identically distributed. Tonsillectomized patients showed a higher incidence of initial cervical forms (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)425-430
Number of pages6
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research


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