Castleman disease of the pleura: experience with eight surgically proven cases.

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BACKGROUND Castleman disease of the pleura is unusual, and we present our experience with eight surgically proven cases. METHODS Between 1980 and 2002, 8 patients (7 women and 1 man; age range, 20 to 53 years; mean, 26.5 years) with surgically proven, pleural Castleman disease (six hyaline vascular type, one plasma cell type, and one mixed type) were… (More)

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@article{Ko2003CastlemanDO, title={Castleman disease of the pleura: experience with eight surgically proven cases.}, author={Sheung-Fat Ko and Shu-Hang Ng and Ming-Jang Hsieh and Jui-wei Lin and Chung-Cheng Huang and Tze-yu Lee and Wei-Jen Chen}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2003}, volume={76 1}, pages={219-24} }