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Multicentric Castleman disease

Disease definition

Multicentric castleman disease (MCD) is an aggressive form of Castleman disease (see this term) that mostly results from human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) infection. It manifests by fever, diffuse lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, Involvement of the respiratory system and increased C-reactive protein.

ORPHA:93686

Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • MCD
    • Multicentric giant lymph node hyperplasia
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: D36.0
  • OMIM: 148000
  • UMLS: C1334815
  • MeSH: C537372
  • GARD: 9644
  • MedDRA: -

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