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Mediastinal Castleman's disease: demonstration with computed tomography and angiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2257514     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report a case of Castleman's disease in the mediastinum that was discovered in a young woman receiving high-dose steroids for oral pemphigus vulgaris. Computed tomography demonstrated that the mass was calcified and was markedly enhanced after intravenous injection of contrast material, a manifestation of the hyaline-vascular histologic variant. Arteriography proved invaluable in planning the surgical approach to this highly vascular mass. Because Castleman's disease is rare most radiologists are not familiar with the radiographic features and are unaware that profuse hemorrhage may complicate biopsy and surgery.
Authors:
T H Samuels; P A Hamilton; B Ngan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Association of Radiologists journal = Journal l'Association canadienne des radiologistes     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0846-5371     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Assoc Radiol J     Publication Date:  1990 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-01-25     Completed Date:  1991-01-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812910     Medline TA:  Can Assoc Radiol J     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  380-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto, Ont.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angiography
Female
Giant Lymph Node Hyperplasia / radiography*
Humans
Mammary Arteries / radiography
Mediastinal Diseases / radiography*
Mediastinum / blood supply
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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