DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20181883

A rare cause of bilateral postaural lymphadenopathy: Kimura’s disease

Ankur Batra, Megha Goyal, Sachin Goel, Lakshmi Vaid

Abstract


Kimura’s disease (KD) is a chronic inflammatory disorder with angiolymphatic proliferation of unknown etiology, usually affecting young men of Asian race but is rare in other races. Affected Indians are very rare. Herein, we present an atypical manifestation of Kimura’s disease occurring in an Indian male who presented with bilateral postaural lymphadenopathy. The diagnosis of Kimura’s disease can be very difficult and misleading; it is important not to ignore histopathological features.


Keywords


Kimura’s disease, Lymphadenopathy, Eosinophilia

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