Kimura's Disease - A Rare Cause of Neck Swelling

Dr N Dinesh Kumar, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India., Dr A Manoharan, Dr. A Arul Kumaran, Dr. S Balaji, Dr. S Sivaraman, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India., Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India., Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India., Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India.
2014 Pediatric Review International Journal of Pediatric Research  
Kimura's disease is a rare form of chronic inflammatory disorder typically affecting Asian males of 30 to 40 years of age (male : female ratio is 3:1) . Here we report the case of a 12 year old Asian girl with chronic neck swelling affected by this uncommon disease with extremely rare presentation in this age and sex.
doi:10.17511/ijpr.2014.i02.05 fatcat:kj3uf3vwfbdkvawwnxreulqwx4