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Retroperitoneal castleman's tumors of hyaline vascular type: Imaging study case report

  • Yutaka Inoue
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    Department of Radiology, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Surgery , Minoh City Hospital, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Radiology, Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan
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  • Hironobu Nakamura
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    Department of Radiology, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Surgery , Minoh City Hospital, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Radiology, Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan
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  • Kohichi Yamazaki
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    Department of Radiology, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Surgery , Minoh City Hospital, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Radiology, Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan
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  • Seigo Mizumoto
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    Department of Radiology, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Surgery , Minoh City Hospital, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Radiology, Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan
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  • Ikuo Kokubu
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    Department of Radiology, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Surgery , Minoh City Hospital, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Radiology, Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan
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  • Hiroshi Mori
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    Department of Radiology, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Surgery , Minoh City Hospital, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Radiology, Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan

    Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan
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      Abstract

      We report two retroperitoneal Castleman's tumors (giant lymph node hyperplasia) of hyaline vascular type. One was a large tumor situated in the pararenal region, the other was located in the pancreas head. On computed tomography (CT), both tumors were solid and moderately enhanced after administration of contrast material. On angiography, both tumors were hypervascular with dilated feeding arteries, and showed capillary blush. In an appropriate clinical setting, a retroperitoneal tumor showing these findings should include Castleman's tumor in the differential diagnosis.

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