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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 22, No. 2, 2015, pp. 69-72
Bioline Code: mj15024
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2015, pp. 69-72

 en Kimura’s Disease: A Rare Cause of Chronic Lymphadenopathy in a Child
Sneha, Latha Magatha; Nagarajan, Vinoth Ponnurangam; Karmegaraj, Balaganesh; Rao, Shalini; Manipriya, Ravindran & Scott, Julius Xavier


Kimura’s disease is an uncommon entity that affects adults, with a predilection for the Asian population. This may rarely be encountered in children, and the knowledge of this fact is essential to rule out the remote possibility of Kimura’s disease in children with a slow-growing painless mass in the head and neck region. In this case report, we document this disease in an 8-year-old boy with a slow-growing swelling in the right posterior auricular region.

child; Kimura disease; lymphadenopathy; eosinophilia; hyper IgE

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