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Castleman Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Castleman Disease
Tree Number(s)
C15.604.515.245
C20.683.515.250
Unique ID
D005871
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005871
Scope Note
Large benign, hyperplastic lymph nodes. The more common hyaline vascular subtype is characterized by small hyaline vascular follicles and interfollicular capillary proliferations. Plasma cells are often present and represent another subtype with the plasma cells containing IgM and IMMUNOGLOBULIN A.
Entry Version
CASTLEMAN DIS
Entry Term(s)
Angiofollicular Lymph Hyperplasia
Angiofollicular Lymph Node Hyperplasia
Angiofollicular Lymphoid Hyperplasia
Castleman's Disease
Castleman's Tumor
Castlemans Disease
Giant Lymph Node Hyperplasia
Hyperplasia, Giant Lymph Node
Lymph Node Hyperplasia, Giant
Previous Indexing
Hyperplasia (1966-1986)
Lymph Nodes (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
2018; see Giant Lymph Node Hyperplasia (1987-2017)
History Note
2018(1987)
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/06/24
Revision Date
2017/07/07
Castleman Disease Preferred
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