Unicentric Castleman disease presenting as a retroperitoneal peripancreatic mass: A report of two cases and review of literature
Jia-Lin Cheng, Shu-Bin Liang, Taishan Medical University, Tai’an 271016, Shandong Province, China
Jia-Lin Cheng, Zong-Zhen Xu, Feng Liu, Shu-Bin Liang, Hu Tian, Department of General Surgery, Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China
Jing Cui, Department of Pathology, Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China
Yi Wang, Department of Medical Imaging, Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China
Author contributions: Cheng JL designed the report and wrote the paper; Cheng JL, Xu ZZ, Liu F and Tian H performed the surgery; Cheng JL, Cui J, Wang Y and Liang SB collected the patient’s clinical data; Cheng JL and Tian H analyzed the data and revised the paper; all authors have read and approved the final version of this manuscript.
Supported by the Key Research and Development Plan of Shandong Province, No. 2016GSF201108.
Informed consent statement: The patients included in this study gave written informed consent for the use and disclosure of their protected health information.
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Correspondence to: Hu Tian, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, Shandong University, No. 16766, Jingshi Road, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: April 23, 2018
Peer-review started: April 27, 2018
First decision: July 4, 2018
Revised: July 10, 2018
Accepted: July 22, 2018
Article in press: July 22, 2018
Published online: September 14, 2018