Kimura disease: a brief clinical report

Kimura disease: a brief clinical report Kimura disease (KD) is an uncommon idiopathic inflammatory disease (Khoo and Chan, Cutis 70(1):57–61, 2002 ). This chronic inflammatory soft tissue disease is characterized by lymphoid and angiomatous tissue proliferation with lymphadenopathy, eosinophilia, and elevated serum IgE levels (Khoo and Chan, Cutis 70(1):57–61, 2002 ). Lesions are usually located on the head and neck area (Kung et al., Pathology 16:39–44, 1984 ), and the disease is more common among Asians. In this study, we present a patient with a diffuse mass on his left side of the face from the parotid area to the temporal fossa, who is also suffering from nephrotic syndrome. A review of the literature is presented. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-008-0248-9
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References

  • Gray scale and power Doppler sonography in cases of Kimura disease
    Ahuja, A; Ying, M; Mok, JS; Anil, CM
  • Kimura disease: CT and MR findings
    Takahashi, S; Ueda, J; Furukawa, T

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