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Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: a rare cause of cervical lymphadenopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16827096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease (KFD) is a self-limiting, necrotizing, histiocytic lymphadenitis (NHL) of unknown etiopathogenesis. So far in Nepal not a single case of this disease in the cervical region leading to progressive inspiratory stridor has been reported till date. Here a case of 26 years old Nepalese house wife suffering from this disease, which is histopathologically proved as KFD with complete recovery is presented.
Dharma Kanta Baskota
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ     Volume:  8     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Nepal Med Coll J     Publication Date:  2006 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-07     Completed Date:  2006-08-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101129937     Medline TA:  Nepal Med Coll J     Country:  Nepal    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of ENT-Head & Neck Surgery, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Post Box No: 3578, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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MeSH Terms
Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis / pathology*
Lymph Nodes / pathology*
Neck / pathology*

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