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Surgical management of abdominal and retroperitoneal Castleman's disease

Published inWorld journal of surgical oncology, vol. 3, 33
Publication date2005

Abdominal and retroperitoneal Castleman's disease could present either as a localized disease or as a systemic disease. Castleman's disease is a lymphoid hyperplasia related to human Herpes virus type 8, which could have an aggressive behavior, similar to that of malignant lymphoid neoplasm mainly with the systemic type, or a benign one in its localized form.

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BUCHER, Pascal Alain Robert et al. Surgical management of abdominal and retroperitoneal Castleman’s disease. In: World journal of surgical oncology, 2005, vol. 3, p. 33. doi: 10.1186/1477-7819-3-33
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