Rosai-Dorfman Disease Presenting as a Pulmonary Artery Mass

Dustin M. Walters, Gansevoort H. Dunnington, Simone M. Dustin, Henry F. Frierson, Benjamin B. Peeler, Benjamin D. Kozower, Gorav Ailawadi, David R. Jones, Christine L. Lau

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Rosai-Dorfman disease is rare and typically presents with cervical lymphadenopathy, but may manifest as extranodal disease. This disease is generally indolent and self-limited, but it carries a poor or fatal prognosis when it is advanced or when it involves and compresses vital structures. We present a case of Rosai-Dorfman disease affecting the pulmonary arteries in a 22-year-old woman with severe, symptomatic right heart failure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-302
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010


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