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CJP 2018, 4(1): 290-293 Back to browse issues page
A rare case of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (case report)
Ahmad Tamaddoni , Sajedeh Omidbakhsh-Amiri *, Babak Tamaddoni
Pediatric Resident, Non-Communicable Pediatric Diseases Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran , omidbakhsh_sajedeh@yahoo.com
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Background: Kikuchi disease is a rare, benign, self-limited disease characterized primarily by fever and cervical lymphadenopathy. Diagnosis is based on excisional biopsy and pathologic study. We report a case of an atypical axillary lymph node enlargement.
Case report: This patient was a 12-year-old boy with clinical characteristics including axillary lymph adenopathy, fever and fatigue. He became asymptomatic after excisional biopsy. Histologic study reported necrotizing lymphadenitis without neutrophils (Kikuchi disease).
Conclusions: These findings are important for diagnosis, because of the disease rarity, clinical features (such as lymphadenopathy, prolonged fever) and unidentified etiology.
Keywords: Lymphadenopathy, Fever, Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease, Childhood
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Tamaddoni A, Omidbakhsh-Amiri S, Tamaddoni B. A rare case of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (case report). CJP. 2018; 4 (1) :290-293
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