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Med Bull Sisli Etfal Hosp. 2012; 46(3): 153-156


Approach to castleman‘s disease in parotid gland, a case report

Alpaslan Mayadağlı, Zedef Özdemir, Atınç Aksu, Beyhan Ceylaner Bıçakcı, Mehmet Eken, Nagehan Özdemir.

Abstract
Castleman’s Disease (CD) is a rare, benign lymphoepithelial disease of unknown cause, most commonly in the mediastinum. In this article; we report a new case of CD arising from the parotid gland. A 45 year-old male patient with parotid CD’s treatment approach and treatment result are presented. Subtotal parotidectomy was performed. After operation; adjuvan radiotherapy was performed. Clinically and radiologically no recurrence was noted during a follow up period of twelve months.

Key words: Castleman’s disease, parotid, radiotherapy



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