[Immunological data in the clinical evaluation of Hodgkin's diseases].

  title={[Immunological data in the clinical evaluation of Hodgkin's diseases].},
  author={Kurt b. Burchardt},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur die gesamte innere Medizin und ihre Grenzgebiete},
  volume={36 21},
87 adult patients with histologically confirmed diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease were examined to analyse the pattern of immune alterations with regard to the clinical stage and course of disease, and the response to treatment. Patients with advanced stages of the disease or with radio- or chemotherapeutically induced remission showed a decrease in total lymphocyte counts and a diminished count of T-lymphocytes. The lymphocyte transformation and the reactions in skin tests with DNCB and microbial… CONTINUE READING

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