Kikuchi-fujimoto disease: Case report

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Abstract

Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) was first reported by 2 Japanese pathologists, Kikuchi and Fujimoto, independently in 1972. KFD is an idiopathic, self-limited necrotizing lymphadenitis. The most common clinical manifestation is cervical lymphadenopathy accompanied by fever, myalgia, leukopenia, and skin rash. The purpose of this paper is to report the first case of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease in a twelve year old girl in Dr.Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-113
Number of pages7
JournalMedical Journal of Indonesia
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2005

Keywords

  • Cervical limphadenopathy
  • Self-limited necrotizing lymphadenitis

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