Laparoscopy-assisted resection for mesenteric castleman's disease: Report of a case

Mitsuhiko Ohta, Manabu Yamamoto, Tetsuzo Tagawa, Eiji Tsujita, Ayumi Matsuyama, Jin Okazaki, Tohru Utsunomiya, Shinichi Tsutsui, Megumu Fujihara, Teruyoshi Ishida

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Abstract

A 65-year-old female patient was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995. An abdominal mass was detected by computed tomography and the patient was preoperatively diagnosed with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Laparoscopy-assisted surgical resection revealed a mesenteric Castleman's tumor of the hyaline vascular type. Mesenteric Castleman's disease is rare, and there have been only 42 cases reported in the English literature. We herein discuss the clinical findings of these cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1405-1409
Number of pages5
JournalSurgery today
Volume41
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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    Ohta, M., Yamamoto, M., Tagawa, T., Tsujita, E., Matsuyama, A., Okazaki, J., Utsunomiya, T., Tsutsui, S., Fujihara, M., & Ishida, T. (2011). Laparoscopy-assisted resection for mesenteric castleman's disease: Report of a case. Surgery today, 41(10), 1405-1409. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-010-4456-0