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Intramuscular Castleman’s disease of the deltoid: a case report and review of the literature

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Castleman’s disease (CD), a rare benign disease characterized by lymphoid hyperplasia, typically arises in the mediastinum as a solitary tumor. We describe herein a rare case of intramuscular CD occurring in the left deltoid in a 28-year-old woman. The present case is instructive in the differential diagnosis of primary soft tissue tumors, for which the possibility of CD should be considered.

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Hakozaki, M., Tajino, T., Yamada, H. et al. Intramuscular Castleman’s disease of the deltoid: a case report and review of the literature. Skeletal Radiol 39, 715–719 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00256-010-0895-3

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Keywords

  • Castleman’s disease
  • Soft tissue tumor
  • Deltoid
  • Intramuscular tumor
  • Malignant lymphoma