Kikuchi's disease

Kikuchi's disease

A disease usually affecting young women who present with painless enlarged lymph nodes in the neck or elsewhere, fever and liver damage. The condition may be confused with malignant LYMPHOMA or HODGKIN'S DISEASE but usually settles within three months.
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Kikuchi's disease causing persistent fever and iliac lymphadenopathy in an 8-year-old boy.
1 Kikuchi's disease, or necrotizing histolytic lymphadenitis, is a rare disease that presents predominantly in young women in their 20s and 30s from the Far East.
Childhood hemophagocytic syndrome associated with Kikuchi's disease.
Besides the above mentioned causes of lymph node affliction, we noted three cases of Kimura's disease, two cases of Rosai Dorfman disease (sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy) and a single case of Kikuchi's disease.
Entire picture is suggestive of Kikuchi's disease (Figure 3).
Clinical presentations, laboratory results and outcomes of patients with Kikuchi's disease: Emphasis on the association between recurrent Kikuchi's disease and autoimmune diseases.
Kim YM, Lee YJ, Nam SO, Park SE, Kim JY Lee EY Hemophagocytic syndrome associated with Kikuchi's disease.
The characteristic histologic appearance of kikuchi's disease resembles that of malignant lymphoma.
Kikuchi's disease and the skin: case report and review of the literature.
The signs and symptoms of Kikuchi's disease are fever, lymphadenopathy, skin rashes and headache.