Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 153–156

Paraneoplastic pemphigus associated with dendritic cell neoplasm and Castleman’s disease: report of a new case and review of the literature

  • Bernardino Roca
  • Gerard Pitarch
  • Francisco Soler
  • Maria Penades
  • Elena Resino
  • Manuel Roca
Case Report

DOI: 10.2478/s11536-012-0097-6

Cite this article as:
Roca, B., Pitarch, G., Soler, F. et al. cent.eur.j.med (2013) 8: 153. doi:10.2478/s11536-012-0097-6

Abstract

We report on a patient with longstanding multicentric Castleman’s disease, hyaline-vascular type, who developed a follicular dendritic cell sarcoma, and finally presented a fatal paraneoplastic pemphigus. We review all four cases of such a triple association described in the literature so far.

Keywords

Castleman’s diseaseFollicular dendritic cell sarcomaParaneoplastic pemphigus

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© Versita Warsaw and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernardino Roca
    • 1
  • Gerard Pitarch
    • 2
  • Francisco Soler
    • 3
  • Maria Penades
    • 1
  • Elena Resino
    • 1
  • Manuel Roca
    • 1
  1. 1.Medicine Department Hospital General of CastellonUniversity Jaume I of CastellonCastellonSpain
  2. 2.Dermatology Department Hospital General of CastellonUniversity Jaume I of CastellonCastellonSpain
  3. 3.Maxillofacial Surgery Department Hospital General of CastellonUniversity Jaume I of CastellonCastellonSpain