Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

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Synonyms: Histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis | Kikuchi disease

A rare systemic disease characterized by subacute necrotizing regional lymphadenopathy with tenderness usually accompanied with mild fever night sweats myalgia leukopenia and anemia. Less frequent symptoms include weight loss nausea vomiting and sore throat. It is a self-limiting benign disease that usually recedes within six months even without drug treatment.

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