For Healthcare Providers
Castleman’s Disease is a rare, serious lymphoproliferative disorder that may be difficult to diagnose, as the lymphadenopathy is similar to that of other diseases.1 As a healthcare provider, you play a critical role in a patient’s path to diagnosis and management of his/her disease.
This site is intended to provide you with important information about Castleman’s Disease and to enable you to consider it when evaluating a patient for a potential diagnosis, and subsequently, supporting diagnosed patients to better understand the disease, treatment options, and long-term management.
Many of the signs and symptoms of Multicentric Castleman’s Disease (MCD) are similar to those of other diseases, including other lymphoproliferative disorders.1 As a result, early identification can be challenging. Learn the symptoms and consider: Could It Be MCD?
- Casper C. The aetiology and management of Castleman disease at 50 years: translating pathophysiology to patient care. Br J Haematol. 2005;129(1):3-17.