KIMURA’S DISEASE IN AN ASIAN MALE: A VERY RARE CAUSE OF LYMPHADENOPATHY

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Published: 2022-12-30

DOI: 10.56557/jocrims/2022/v8i18059

Page: 15-20


VIRENDRA KR. GOYAL *

Department of Medicine, AIIMS, GBH General Hospital, Bedwas, UDAIPUR-313001, Rajasthan, India.

RUHI DAK

Department of Medicine, AIIMS, GBH General Hospital, Bedwas, UDAIPUR-313001, Rajasthan, India.

VIBHAS MOHAN SOOD

Department of Medicine, AIIMS, GBH General Hospital, Bedwas, UDAIPUR-313001, Rajasthan, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The present case study highlights  Kimura’s Disease in an Asian Male. Kimura disease (KD) is a rare chronic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology. It usually presents as subcutaneous mass in the head and neck region and is frequently associated with regional lymphadenopathy or salivary gland involvement. A study done at Dept of Internal Medicine ,American Institute Of Medical sciences, GBH general hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. A case report of a 13 year old male, admitted to GBH general Hospital on 1st January, 2023 with chief complains of swelling (painless) Left side of the  face below eye since 4 months and swelling under Rt. lobe of the ear since 3 months.On radiological examination, Kimura’s disease mimics other chronic and malignant diseases such as tuberculosis or lymphoma. This is an important study since it is a rare case and further research should be done in this area for further management and prompt diagnosis of such rare causes of upper body lymphadenopathy(frequently confused with malignancy),unless histopathology is clearly demonstrated.

Keywords: Kimura’s disease, ALHE (Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia), IgE (Immunoglobin E)


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GOYAL, V. K., DAK, R., & SOOD, V. M. (2022). KIMURA’S DISEASE IN AN ASIAN MALE: A VERY RARE CAUSE OF LYMPHADENOPATHY. Journal of Case Reports in Medical Science, 8(1), 15–20. https://doi.org/10.56557/jocrims/2022/v8i18059

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