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Castleman?s Disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder. In the literature, only 29 cases, associated with the neck presentation in children, have been reported. This is another case report regarding a 2-year old child who presented with a persistent cervical lymphadenopathy. Final pathology, after undergoing exploratory neck dissection and surgical excision, revealed Castleman?s Disease. This report, augmented with a literature review of all the 29 cases, compares the clinical course of this patient with the other cases. In conclusion, although Castleman?s Disease carries a favorable prognosis in children, surgical excision is recommended to confirm the diagnosis and to rule out other causes.

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[Mohamed Elbouderkaoui, Rida Ait El abdia, Youssef Lakhdar, Youssef Rochdi, Hassan Nouri and Abdelaziz Raji. (2019); CASTLEMANS DISEASE: A RARE FINDING IN A PEDIATRIC NECK. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 7 (10). 206-209] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Elbouderkaoui Mohamed
ENT department, cadi ayyad university,


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/9823       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/9823

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