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Egyptian Journal of Pathology:
doi: 10.1097/01.XEJ.0000436658.99021.d7
Case Report

Relapsed systemic lupus erythematosus associated with Castleman’s disease: case presentation and review of the literature

Shalaby, Medhat A.F.a,b; Jamil, Abdulmoneim S.M.c

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Abstract

Although the association of Castleman’s disease with autoimmune connective tissue disease is rare, few patients have been reported with systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, myasthenia gravis, and Sjögren’s syndrome. We present a patient fulfilling the American College of Rheumatology criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus, who responded to medical therapy but flared with generalized lymphadenopathy proved to be Castleman’s disease.

©2013Egyptian Journal of Pathology

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