Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 109–112

Kimura’s Disease: Report of a Case & Review of Literature

Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s12663-012-0388-0

Cite this article as:
Kar, I.B. & Sethi, A.K. J. Maxillofac. Oral Surg. (2013) 12: 109. doi:10.1007/s12663-012-0388-0

Abstract

Kimura’s disease is an uncommon allergic disorder of unknown etiology affecting sporadic populations. A male patient in his third decade presented with a swelling in his left facial region. His investigations showed a raised eosinophil count. The lesion was excised surgically. He was put on a short term steroid therapy. Biopsy revealed it as Kimura’s disease. Subsequent follow-ups have been satisfactory with no recurrences.

Keywords

KimuraEosinophiliaAngiolymphoid hyperplasia

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral & Maxillofacial SurgerySCB Dental College, AOMSICuttackIndia