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Vol. 34, No. 8-9, 2011
Issue release date: September 2011
Section title: Case Report · Kasuistik
Onkologie 2011;34:456–458
(DOI:10.1159/000331283)

Surgically Curable Non-Iron Deficiency Microcytic Anemia: Castleman’s Disease

Weng C.-H.a · Chen J.-B.b · Wang J.c · Wu C.-C.d · Yu Y.c · Lin T.-H.a,e,f
a Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, b Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, c Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, d Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, e General Education Center, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, f Department of Internal Medicine, Chung-Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

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Abstract of Case Report · Kasuistik

Published online: 8/23/2011
Issue release date: September 2011

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ISSN: 2296-5270 (Print)
eISSN: 2296-5262 (Online)

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Abstract

Background: Castleman’s disease (CD) is a rare, benign lymphoproliferative disorder that can involve single lymph node stations or can be systemic. Unicentric CD in patients with microcytic anemia is rarely described in the English literature. Case Report: We describe the case of a 19-year-old Chinese woman with hyaline vascular type of unicentric CD presenting as severe non-iron deficiency microcytic anemia. We report the clinical course from the initial presentation to diagnosis and surgical cure, and discuss the most up-to-date information on CD. Conclusions: CD should be included in the differential diagnosis of microcytic anemia. Imaging tools and pathological studies should be considered in order to make a more accurate diagnosis and to avoid the use of ineffective treatments.

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Tseng-Hsi Lin, MD, PhD, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, No. 160, Chung-Kang Rd., Taichung, Taiwan, Tel. +886 4 235-92525 ext. 3380, Fax -59018, jth.lin@gmail.com

  

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Published online: August 23, 2011
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Onkologie (International Journal for Cancer Research and Treatment)

Vol. 34, No. 8-9, Year 2011 (Cover Date: September 2011)

Journal Editor: Schmoll H.-J. (Halle/Saale), Hallek M. (Köln)
ISSN: 0378-584X (Print), eISSN: 1423-0240 (Online)

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Case Report · Kasuistik

Published online: 8/23/2011
Issue release date: September 2011

Number of Print Pages: 0
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 2296-5270 (Print)
eISSN: 2296-5262 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/ORT


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