Rare presentation of unicentric Castleman's disease in the parotid gland.

  title={Rare presentation of unicentric Castleman's disease in the parotid gland.},
  author={Brynne Reece and Robert A Ord and John Papadimitriou},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={70 9},
Castleman's disease is a rare benign lymphoproliferative disorder of unknown etiology; however, recent data have suggested a strong association with human herpesvirus type 8 and hypersecretion of the cytokine interleukin 6. Castleman's disease can present anywhere throughout the body; however, it is most commonly detected in the chest, neck, or abdomen. Two main forms of the disease have been identified according to location: unicentric and multicentric. Unicentric Castleman's disease differs… CONTINUE READING

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