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Castleman disease


A disorder of lymphoid tissue (lymphadenopathy) with massive overgrowth (hyperplasia) of lymph nodes ("swollen glands"), most commonly affecting the nodes between the lungs (in the mediastinum). There are two quite different forms of Castleman's disease. One form, found in 90% cases, is a localized kind of lymphadenopathy. It usually [..]
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Castleman disease


A rare disorder in which benign (not cancer) growths form in lymph node tissue. There are two main ways that Castleman disease occurs: localized (unicentric) and multicentric. Unicentric Castleman dis [..]
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Castleman disease


Large benign, hyperplastic Lymph Nodes. The more common Hyaline vascular subtype is characterized by small Hyaline vascular follicles and interfollicular Capillary proliferations. Plasma Cells are oft [..]
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Castleman disease


A rare disorder in which growths that are benign (not cancer) develop in lymph node tissue.
Source: dana-farber.org

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