Doença de castleman simulando neoplasia pancreática

Antonio Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, Orlando Enedino da Silva Junior, Álvaro Antônio Bandeira Ferraz
2003 Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões  
Figura 2 -Angiografia abdominal com injeção do tronco celíaco. Observe a hipervascularização da massa, achado esperado para o padrão hialino-vascular da doença de Castleman. ABSTRACT A 33-year-old man presented to our department with a 4-month history of right quadrant abdominal pain. Physical examination was normal. A chest X-ray showed no remarkable findings. Ultrasonography demonstrated a hypoechoic mass measuring 6 cm in the head of the pancreas. Computed tomography confirmed a solid mass
more » ... rmed a solid mass in the pancreas without Wirsung or bile duct dilatation. At laparotomy, excision a 6 cm egg-shaped and hypervascular mass in the head of the pancreas was performed. Histologically, the features were consistent with Castleman disease. Castleman's disease is a rare, usually benign lymphoid condition described by Castleman (1954) and characterized by giant lymph nodes. Surgical resection is diagnostic and curative.
doi:10.1590/s0100-69912003000500012 fatcat:b3jbj5ssdzh5pf3s62skqmig6y