Brian Doyle, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

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Castleman's disease (angiofollicular hyperplasia)

I. What every physician needs to know. Castleman’s disease, also known as angiofollicular hyperplasia, is a rare and benign disorder of lymph node proliferation coined by the American pathologist Benjamin Castleman in 1965. Specifically, it is defined as a follicular hyperplasia of lymph nodes with abnormally increased vascularity. It can be classified as unicentric or…

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