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Hodgkin's disease, childhood

Hodgkin's disease, childhood: Introduction

Hodgkin's disease, childhood: A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in children. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hodgkin's disease, childhood is available below.

Symptoms of Hodgkin's disease, childhood

Treatments for Hodgkin's disease, childhood

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, childhood?

Hodgkin's disease, childhood: Complications

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Causes of Hodgkin's disease, childhood

  • There is no specific cause but some of the risk factors for the condition may include: Family history of the condition, History of Epstein-Barr infection, Compromised immune system, Higher socioecomic status
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Hodgkin's disease, childhood: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hodgkin's disease, childhood

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are ...read more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common...read more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years....read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure....read more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also...read more »

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Hodgkin's disease, childhood: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Hodgkin's disease, childhood

Prognosis for Hodgkin's disease, childhood: The prognosis can vary considerably depending on what stage the cancer is diagnosed at, the individual response to treatment and the overall health of the patient. The cure rate for newly diagnosed children and adolescents is high.

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  1. Hodgkin's disease, childhood: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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