The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 84, Issue 6, pp 481–482 | Cite as

Rosai Dorfman Disease in an Infant: An Unusual Cause of Cervical Lymphadenopathy

  • Aman Gupta
  • Ankur Kumar Jindal
  • Pranab Dey
  • Anju Gupta
Scientific Letter


Cervical Lymph Node Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology Histiocytosis Acid Fast Bacillus Cervical Lymphadenopathy 
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AG prepared the manuscript and was involved in patient care; AK reviewed the literature on the subject; PD reported the Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) of cervical lymph node and provided the FNAC images; AG edited the manuscript and was involved in patient care. Prof. Surjit Singh, Head of Department, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh will act as guarantor for the paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aman Gupta
    • 1
  • Ankur Kumar Jindal
    • 1
  • Pranab Dey
    • 2
  • Anju Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric Allergy Immunology Unit, Advanced Pediatric CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of CytologyPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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