Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease in a 24-Years Old Saudi Female in Saudi Arabia
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Keywords

KFD
Lymph nodes
Autoimmune
Head and neck surgery

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Ashour A, Albeshri M, Marzouki H, Al-Khayyat S. Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease in a 24-Years Old Saudi Female in Saudi Arabia. Integr J Med Sci [Internet]. 2018Feb.3 [cited 2020Jul.15];5. Available from: http://www.mbmj.org/index.php/ijms/article/view/79

Abstract

Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) is a very rare, self-limited and benign inflammatory disorder. It was first reported in Japan in 1972. Diagnosis of Kikuchi disease is confirmed by histopathological investigation of lymph node (LN) biopsy under ultrasound guidance. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) help in diagnosis of Kikuchi cervical lymphadenopathy but don’t provide a definitive diagnosis. We describe a case of KFD affecting the cervical lymph nodes of a 24-year old Saudi female.

https://doi.org/10.15342/ijms.v5ir.217
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