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Castleman’s disease is supposed to be a group of disorders with a wide range of common symptoms. This disease results in the enlargement of lymph nodes and can cause lymphoma if not treated on time. Treatment of Castleman’s disease is dependent on its sub-types.

The exact cause of Castleman’s disease is unknown. Due to this reason, there is no defined treatment for Castleman’s disease. Several ongoing research pieces or clinical trials such as application of monoclonal antibodies, use of biomarkers, etc might act as potential disease control methods for a person suffering from Castleman’s disease.

Localized or unicentric Castleman disease is usually cured with the help of surgery. The diseased-enlarged lymph node (single) can be removed completely. Surgery for unicentric Castleman’s disease can be minor or more extensive depending on a node’s location.