Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 44(3); 1997 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1997;44(3):669-676.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4046/trd.1997.44.3.669    Published online June 1, 1997.
Castleman's Disease of the Lung.
So Ra Lee, Je Hyeong Kim, Seun Young Lee, Young Hwan Kwon, Sang Youb Lee, Jung Kyung Suh, Jae Yun Cho, Jae Jeong Shim, Eun Young Kang, Kwang Ho In, Han Gyum Kim, Se Hwa Yoo, Kyung Ho Kang
Abstract
Castleman's disease is uncommon lymphoproliferative disorder as giant lymph node hyperplasia and angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia. Multicentric variant of Cagtleman's disease, plasma cell type has been, described that has mort generalized lymph node involvement as well as involvement of other organ systems than localized type. Multicentric plasma cell type is frequently accompanied by systemic manifestations, such as weight loss, lowgrade fever and weakness. But the reported cases of pulmonary parenchymal involvement are rare and have almost consisted of hyalinized ganuloma adjacent 13 a bronchus. We report a patient with Castleman's disease of the lung, pathologically proven interstitial pulmonary involvement.
Key Words: Castleman's disease, lung


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