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Castellani's syndrome

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A peculiar form of febrile hepatosplenomegaly with arthritis, characterized by slow onset, malaise, fever, and joint pain. The disease is usually observed in middle-aged males.


  • A. Castellani:
    A note on a peculiar febrile hepatosplenomegaly with arthritis.
    The Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London, 1935, 38: 229-230.
  • Stanley Jablonski:
    Jablonski’s Dictionary of Syndromes & Eponymic diseases.
    Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida, 1991.

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