Castleman disease

A rare disorder in which noncancerous growths develop in lymph node tissue.

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  • Castleman disease — A disorder of lymphoid tissue (lymphadenopathy) with massive overgrowth (hyperplasia) of lymph nodes ( swollen glands ), most commonly affecting the nodes between the lungs (in the mediastinum). There are two quite different forms of Castleman… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, Castleman — A disorder of lymphoid tissue (lymphadenopathy) with massive overgrowth (hyperplasia) of lymph nodes ( swollen glands ), most commonly affecting the nodes between the lungs (in the mediastinum). There are two quite different forms of Castleman… …   Medical dictionary

  • Castleman&’s disease — Disease characterized by lymph node swelling, hypergammaglobulinaemia, increased levels of acute phase proteins and increased numbers of platelets. Probably caused by excess IL 6 production …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Castleman's disease — Infobox Disease Name = Castlemans disease Caption = DiseasesDB = 2165 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|785.6 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D005871 Castleman s disease is a rare disorder characterized by non cancerous… …   Wikipedia

  • Castleman-Krankheit — Morbus Castleman (Castleman Krankheit) ist definiert als Hypertrophie der Lymphknoten mit angiofollikulärer Lymph Hyperplasie.[1] Das heißt, einerseits sind einer oder mehrere Lymphknoten dadurch vergrößert, dass jede einzelne Zelle ein größeres… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Castleman Tumor — Morbus Castleman (Castleman Krankheit) ist definiert als Hypertrophie der Lymphknoten mit angiofollikulärer Lymph Hyperplasie.[1] Das heißt, einerseits sind einer oder mehrere Lymphknoten dadurch vergrößert, dass jede einzelne Zelle ein größeres… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Castleman — Benjamin, U.S. pathologist, 1906–1982. See C. disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Morbus Castleman — Mikrofoto von Morbus Castleman, Hyaliner vaskulärer Typ, mit der charakteristische zwiebelschalenartiger Form. HE Färbung. Morbus Castleman (Castleman Krankheit) ist definiert als Hypertrophie der Lymphknoten mit angiofollikulärer Lymph… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lymphatic disease — Classification and external resources MeSH D008206 Lymphatic disease is a class of disorders which directly affect the components of the lymphatic system. Examples include Castleman s disease …   Wikipedia

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