Castleman’s Disease presenting as a pleural mass in the thoracic cavity

Submitted: December 3, 2015
Accepted: December 3, 2015
Published: December 3, 2015
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A 61-year-old non-smoking Turkish woman presented with chest pain for 10 months. Computed tomography of the chest revealed a solitary, relatively well circumscribed, heterogeneous mass of 4 x 6 cm diameter in left posteriorlateral hemithorax. On thoracotomy, an extraparanchymal mass destructing the ribs was determined. Mass excision and partial chest wall resection were performed. On histopathologic examination, this mass showed features of the hyaline vascular type of Castleman’s Disease.



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Sulu, E., Özlem Makbule Akbay, Esra Akkutuk Öngel, F. Aksoy, G. Bektemur, Huriye Berk Takir, and A. Yilmaz. 2015. “Castleman’s Disease Presenting As a Pleural Mass in the Thoracic Cavity”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 77 (3-4).