Shafa Orthopedic Journal

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Extranodal Castleman Disease of Lower Extremities: A Case Report of a Rare Presentation

Sam H Sami 1 , Milad Haji Agha Bozorgi 1 , * and Mehryar Khadem 1
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1 Bone and Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Shafa Orthopedic Journal: 6 (2); e90833
  • Published Online: May 12, 2019
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: February 19, 2019
  • Accepted: April 28, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/soj.90833

To Cite: Sami S H, Haji Agha Bozorgi M, Khadem M. Extranodal Castleman Disease of Lower Extremities: A Case Report of a Rare Presentation, Shafa Ortho J. Online ahead of Print ; 6(2):e90833. doi: 10.5812/soj.90833.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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