This case report describes a patient with localized hyaline-vascular (H-V) type Castleman’s disease with concomitant malignant B-cell lymphoma. Malignant lymphoma has been described in association with multicentric type Castleman’s disease, but not in association with the localized H-V type. Evidence for a relation between the two lesions in this patient by means of histologic, flow-cytometric, cytogenetic and gene rearrangement studies was not found.
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