Case Report

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 RocaAffiliated withMedicine Department Hospital General of Castellon, University Jaume I of Castellon Email author 
  • , Gerard PitarchAffiliated withDermatology Department Hospital General of Castellon, University Jaume I of Castellon
  • , Francisco SolerAffiliated withMaxillofacial Surgery Department Hospital General of Castellon, University Jaume I of Castellon
  • , Maria PenadesAffiliated withMedicine Department Hospital General of Castellon, University Jaume I of Castellon
  • , Elena ResinoAffiliated withMedicine Department Hospital General of Castellon, University Jaume I of Castellon
  • , Manuel RocaAffiliated withMedicine Department Hospital General of Castellon, University Jaume I of Castellon

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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 disease Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma Paraneoplastic pemphigus