Lederer, H; Achermann, Y; Tinguely, M; Stenner, F; Fehr, J (2012). Multicentric Castleman's disease as a cause for unclear febrile episodes in a 55-year-old HIV-infected man. Infection, 40(2):203-205.
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Our case illustrates the difficulties involved in diagnosing multicentric Castleman's disease (MCD) in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected man with febrile episodes and malaise. In the absence of well-established treatment protocols, we have chosen a new treatment algorithm with rituximab, etoposide, and valganciclovir, which led to the remission of clinical symptoms. Yet, we advocate focused exploration for MCD in immunosuppressed patients with unclear febrile episodes, as recent advances in treatment are promising.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic and Policlinic for Internal Medicine|
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Institute of Surgical Pathology
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Infectious Diseases
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||21 Jan 2012 19:58|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 23:52|
|Citations:||Web of Science®|
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