Castleman, Benjamin

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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
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Castleman's disease (CD) is a non-clonal lymph node hyperplasia and was first described in 1956 by Benjamin Castleman and colleagues.
Benjamin Castleman, Harvard University, and Bridget Long, Harvard University and NBER, "Looking Beyond Enrollment: The Causal Effect of Need-Based Grants on College Access, Persistence, and Graduation"
Benjamin Castleman, the pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, subsequently described 13 cases of asymptomatic localised mediastinal masses demonstrating lymph node hyperplasia resembling thymoma in 1956 [2].