Castleman's disease and lymphoma: report of eight cases in HIV-negative patients and literature review.

@article{Larroche2002CastlemansDA,
  title={Castleman's disease and lymphoma: report of eight cases in HIV-negative patients and literature review.},
  author={Claire Larroche and Patrice Cacoub and J Steve Soulier and Eric Oksenhendler and J. P. Clauvel and Jean-charles Piette and Martine Raphael},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  year={2002},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={119-26}
}
Castleman's disease (CD) is a rare atypical lymphoproliferative disorder associated with a risk of developing malignant lymphoma. We have recorded 8 HIV-negative patients presenting this association, 6 with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and 2 with Hodgkin's disease (HD). After literature review, we analyzed all reported cases of association CD-NHL (n = 23) and CD-HD (n = 27). NHL is more often associated with multicentric CD, its diagnosis being concurrent with CD diagnosis or occurring within 2… CONTINUE READING

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