Back Pain: An Unusual Presentation of Castleman’s Diseases

A 17-year-old school boy from Comilla attended us on 4 August, 2010 with severe episodic back pain,
abdominal discomfort and intra-abdominal masses for 10 months. The pain usually appeared once in a week or two, spreading from mid back upwards, gradually deteriorating over months. The first physician he encountered found several intra abdominal masses for which he underwent abdominal surgery in January, 2010.


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