Mnemonic for Clinical Features of Hodgkin’s Disease : WAAARM LIFHS

Remember the clinical features and findings in Hodgkin disease using the medical mnemonic / acronym – WAAARM LIFHS

Hodgkin’s Disease Clinical Features: WAAARM LIFHS

Weight loss


Abdominal pain

Alcohol-induced pain in lymph nodes

Regional lymphadenopathy

Mediastinal involvement (eg: compression of local structures)



Fever, night sweats, Pel-Epstein fever

Hyperuricemia (eg: manifesting as gout)


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