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Ann Rheum Dis. Apr 1989; 48(4): 326–330.
PMCID: PMC1003750
Multicentric Castleman's disease associated with rheumatoid arthritis: a possible role of hepatitis B antigen.
E Ben-Chetrit, D Flusser, E Okon, Z Ackerman, and A Rubinow
Department of Medicine A, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
Abstract
A patient with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis and a carrier of hepatitis B surface antigen developed angiofollicular hyperplasia (multicentric Castleman's disease). The hepatitis B virus and the rheumatoid factor may have had a role in the aetiology of this lymphatic disorder. The development of Castleman's disease in association with these factors may provide another clue supporting the reactive nature of this disease.
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