A rare retroperitoneal benign tumor. Castleman's disease.

Aridogan I. A., Bayazit Y., Soyupak B., Zeren H., Uguz A., Tansug Z.

Urologia internationalis, vol.69, pp.69-71, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000064364
  • Journal Name: Urologia internationalis
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.69-71
  • Keywords: retroperitoneal tumor, Castleman's disease, FEATURES, PELVIS
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


A case of retroperitoneal Castleman's disease - a benign lymphoid tumor - is reported. The tumor is excised totally. A 34-month follow-up period is disease free and uneventful. The preoperative workup presented, its clinical behavior and management are discussed. Copyright (C) 2002 S. Karger AG, Basel.