Cervical Castleman's disease: imaging findings

Poyanli A., Genc F., Sencer S., Yanar H., Kapran Y.

EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, vol.10, no.7, pp.1190-1192, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s003300000320
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1190-1192
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Castleman's disease, a lymphoproliferative;:disease of unknown etiology, rarely causes a neck mass and may mimic granulomatous, inflammatory and metastatic lymph nodes, or lymphoma with its nonspecific imaging findings, Definitive diagnosis and treatment is possible with complete surgical resection. Imaging findings of a case with Castleman's disease detected during multinodular goiter surgery and later verified through excisional biopsy are presented. This report, as far as we know, is the first evaluation of the disease with sonography, Doppler sonography, CT, MR imaging, and digital subtraction angiography (DSA) findings.