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Turkish Journal of Cancer
2002, Volume 32, Number 1, Page(s) 25-27
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Concurrence of nephrotic syndrome and Hodgkin's disease recurrence
YUSUF OĞUZ1, FATİH BULUCU2, ŞEREF KÖMÜRCÜ3, ERSAN BERKSEL4, ABDÜLGAFFAR VURAL1
Departments of 1Nephrology, 2Internal Medicine and 3Medical Oncology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara-Turkey, 4Burhan Nalbantoğlu Hospital, Nicosia-Cyprus

The occurrence of nephrotic syndrome during the course of various malignant diseases has been reported. In the present case, nephrotic syndrome with minimal change disease histopathology was diagnosed in a 27-year old male patient with Hodgkin's disease recurrence. Since the nephrotic syndrome disappeared following the successful treatment of the malignancy with MOPP regimen, Hodgkin's disease recurrence may be implicated in the pathogenesis of the minimal change disease occurring in this patient.

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