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Table 1 Initial and expanded differential diagnoses for male HIV(+) patient who presented with painful right inguinal adenopathy

From: An unusual presentation of Castleman's Disease:a case report

Initial Differential Expanded Differential
Infectious:
-tuberculosis, atypical mycobacterium
-lymphogranuloma venereum
-cat scratch disease
-HIV adenopathy
-sebaceous cyst
-sporotrichosis
-other infections (e.g., sexually transmitted diseases)
Infectious:
-adenitis
-disseminated mycobacterium avium intercellulare
-disseminated tuberculosis
-cryptococcus
-histoplasmosis
-nocardia restricta
Malignant:
-Hodgkins' Disease
-non-Hodgkins' lymphoma
-AIDS-related lymphoma
-multiple myeloma
-testicular cancer
Malignant:
-angiosarcoma