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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2007, 7(2): 123-126 Back to browse issues page
Kikuchi – necrotizing lymphadenitis: A case report
Afagh Amirabi
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  Kikuchi is a benign inflammatory and self-limited disease which was first and reported in Japan. Females are more commonly affected, in their third decades usually presents itself as a single lymph adenopathy, in the cervical region. The recurrence occurs approximately in 3% of the cases. The subject is a 22 year old female presented with skin rashes and multiple adenopathy one month before admission .The peripheral blood smear shows moderate leukocytosis, with atypical lymphocytes. The ESR show moderate elevation. Finally after lymph node biopsy, the diagnosis of KFD was confirmed.

Keywords: Kikuchi- Fujimoto disease, Lymphadenapathy
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2006/07/12 | Accepted: 2006/12/25 | Published: 2008/01/16
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Amirabi A. Kikuchi – necrotizing lymphadenitis: A case report. J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2007; 7 (2) :123-126
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