Mesenteric Castleman's disease

Sung Hoon Kim, Byung Wook Min, Wan Bae Kim, Sung Soo Park, Jun Won Um, Jae Bok Lee, Young Jae Mok, Sang Yong Choi, Hong Young Moon, Bum Hwan Koo, Ju Han Lee, In Sun Kim

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We report here a rare case of mesenteric Castleman's disease presenting as a mesenteric mass. A 13-year-old female child was admitted to our hospital complaining of intermittent vague abdominal pain. She had hypochromic anemia, thrombocytosis and an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). Ultrasonography and computed tomography indicated an intra-abdominal mass might represent a lymphoma or gastrointestinal stromal tumor or leiomyoma, but the definitive preoperative diagnosis couldn't be confirmed. The surgical resection of the mass revealed the mesenteric hyaline vascular- type Castleman's disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-291
Number of pages3
JournalYonsei medical journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Apr 30
Externally publishedYes


  • Castleman's disease
  • Mesenteric tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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