benign giant lymph node hyperplasia

(redirected from angiofollicular mediastinal lymph node hyperplasia)

be·nign giant lymph node hy·per·pla·si·a

solitary masses of lymphoid tissue containing concentric perivascular aggregates of lymphocytes, occurring usually in the mediastinum or hilar region of young adults; similar changes have been reported outside the mediastinum and, if associated with interfollicular sheets of plasma cells, may progress to lymphoma or plasmacytoma.

benign giant lymph node hyperplasia

Castleman,

Benjamin, U.S. pathologist, 1906-1982.
Castleman disease - solitary masses of lymphoid tissue containing concentric perivascular aggregates of lymphocytes. Synonym(s): benign giant lymph node hyperplasia; Castleman tumor
Castleman tumor - Synonym(s): Castleman disease