Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma arising from a multicentric mixed variant of Castleman's disease

I Venizelos, D Tamiolakis, C Simopoulos, S Nikolaidou, S Barbagadaki, M Lambropoulou, G Alexiadis, P Boglou, N Papadopoulos
Indian Journal of Cancer  
This case report describes a patient with multicentric mixed type Castleman's disease and concomitant non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of diffuse large B cell type in the neck. Multicentric CD is a systemic illness with disseminated lymphadenopathy; its aggressive and usually fatal course is associated with infectious complications and risk for malignant tumors, such as lymphoma or Kaposi sarcoma.
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