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Diseases

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Unicentric Castleman disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Localized Castleman disease
  • Unicentric angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia
  • Unicentric angiofollicular lymph hyperplasia
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Inheritance

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Is unicentric Castleman disease inherited?

Although the exact underlying cause of unicentric Castleman disease (UCD) is unknown, it is thought to occur sporadically in people with no family history of the condition.[1]
Last updated: 6/24/2015

References
  1. Castleman disease. Orphanet. January 2014; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=160.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Localized Castleman disease
  • Unicentric angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia
  • Unicentric angiofollicular lymph hyperplasia
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.