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Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2001 Nov;1(3):185-6.

Hodgkin's disease involving the large bowel.

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  • 1Departments of Oncology, Medicine, and Pathology, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 E 210 St., Bronx, NY 10467, USA.


Hodgkin's disease (HD) is a malignancy that rarely affects the gastrointestinal tract. We describe a patient with disseminated, relapsed HD, in whom HD was found in a colorectal polyp. We also review the literature regarding HD involving the colon. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of colonic HD presenting as a polyp.

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