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Recurrent Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16356607     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease, also known as histiocytic necrotising lymphadenitis, is a self-limiting condition of uncertain aetiology characterised by lymphadenopathy, pyrexia, and neutropenia. Some reported cases have been associated with systemic lupus erythematosus and there have been suggestions that Kikuchi's disease could represent a mild form of lupus but without definite evidence. We describe an unusual case of histiocytic necrotising lymphadenitis in an Asian woman who had recurrent episodes for five years before a diagnosis was made.
Sunil K Sah; Ravi Pant; Kim Piper; Tahseen A Chowdhury; St John Crean
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-12-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0266-4356     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-02     Completed Date:  2007-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405235     Medline TA:  Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  231-3     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London E1 1BB, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Rickettsia Infections / diagnosis
Tuberculosis, Lymph Node / diagnosis

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