Kikuchi disease

What is Kikuchi disease?

Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) was described in 1972 in Japan. It is also known as Kikuchi disease, histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, Kikuchi necrotizing lymphadenitis, phagocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, subacute necrotizing lymphadenitis, and necrotizing lymphadenitis.

It was first described in Japan by Dr Masahiro Kikuchi in 1972 and independently by Y. Fujimoto.

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My name is XXXXXXX from XXXXXXX Recently My sister passed away due to Kikuchi disease. I need to know the root cause and whether it is...

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Kikuchi disease is rare benign condition

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MY WIFE IS PREGNANT OF 4+ MONTHS. ACCORDING TO DOCTOR'S PRESCRIPTION SHE HAS TO TAKE ONE MCBM DHA CAPSULE(INDOCO), ONE CCM TABLET(GSK) , AND ONE...

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These are the essential vitamins and minerals (iron, calcium) which are needed in pregnancy for better growth and development of the growing...

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my 18 yr old daughter has been diagnosed with kikuchi's disease...Doctors in Newnan, Ga..have no answers for me here...i was thinking of taking her...

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First thing about kikuchi disease is it is rare and it is very important to be sure of diagnosis histopathologically and...

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