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Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease masquerading as tuberculosis.
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PMID:  23456985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) is a benign, self-limiting subacute necrotizing lymphadenitis with unknown aetiology that has a predilection for young Far East Asian women. It presents with fever, fatigue and lymphadenomegaly and is often misdiagnosed. We report an unusual presentation in a South Asian woman with isolated mediastinal lymphadenopathy masquerading as tuberculosis. There is only one other reported case in the literature presenting with isolated mediastinal lymphadenopathy.
Authors:
Prity Gupta; Kelvin Lau; Kevin West; Sridhar Rathinam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1863-6713     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101303952     Medline TA:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK, pritygupta@hotmail.com.
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