Castleman's disease with paraneoplastic pemphigus

D. Dinesha, Mahesha Padyana, Kashinath Nayak, M. Nirupama, D. Shivanand Pai

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Abstract

Castleman's disease is a rare autoimmune disorder with varied clinical presentations. Castleman's commonly involves mediastinum and hence it is thoracic in most of the reported cases. Paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP) and myasthenia gravis can be associated with multicentric Castleman's disease. Its association with HIV, Kaposi sarcoma, and lymphoma is also well known. We report a rare combination of unicentric, extrathoracic Castleman's disease with PNP and myasthenia gravis.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalIndian Journal of Dermatology
Volume59
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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