Unicentric castleman’s disease of neck node in old age- rare presentation of a rare disease

  • Dr. Midhun. P. Gopalakrishnan Senior Resident, Department of General Surgery, Government TD Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala, India
  • Dr. A. Nizarudeen Additional Professor, Department of General Surgery, Government TD Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala, India
Keywords: Unicentric, Castleman’s Disease, Neck Node, Old Age

Abstract

Castleman’s disease is an uncommon lymphoproliferative disorder that may be unicentric or multicentric disease. We are reporting a case of 75 year old female presented with left level 3 cervical lymph node, whose final diagnosis was unicentric castleman’s disease. This presentation is uncommon because unicentric castleman’s disease is usually seen in younger adults and it usually affects lymph nodes in chest or abdomen. People with localized Castleman’s disease are usually cured by surgical removal of the affected lymph nodes.

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Unicentric castleman’s disease of neck node in old age- rare presentation of a rare disease
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DOI: 10.17511/ijmrr.2017.i02.17
Published: 2017-02-28
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Midhun. P. G, A. N. Unicentric castleman’s disease of neck node in old age- rare presentation of a rare disease. Int J Med Res Rev [Internet]. 2017Feb.28 [cited 2021Jun.18];5(2):209-11. Available from: https://ijmrr.medresearch.in/index.php/ijmrr/article/view/825
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