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What is Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia?

What is Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia?

  • Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia: A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. The symptoms are determined by the location and number of growths. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the plasma cell type which tends to have more severe symptoms.

Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia, or a subtype of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia: Introduction

Types of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia:

Broader types of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia:

What causes Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia?

Causes of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia: see causes of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia

What are the symptoms of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia?

Symptoms of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia: see symptoms of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia

Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia: Hematologist, Vascular Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia.
Treatments for Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia: see treatments for Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia

Name and Aliases of Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia

Main name of condition: Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia

Other names or spellings for Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia:

Castleman disease, Angiofollicular lymph hyperplasia, Castleman tumor

 

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