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Giant lymph node hyperplasia (Castleman's disease) presenting with chylous pleural effusion.

Authors
  • Blankenship, M E
  • Rowlett, J
  • Timby, J W
  • Roth, R S
  • Jones, R E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chest
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1997
Volume
112
Issue
4
Pages
1132–1133
Identifiers
PMID: 9377933
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A case of giant lymph node hyperplasia (Castleman's disease) with an original presentation of a chylous pleural effusion occurred in a female adolescent. CT scans showed mediastinal lymphadenopathy. Lymph node biopsy was consistent with the plasmacytic variant of Castleman's disease.

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