Indian Pediatrics

, Volume 56, Issue 10, pp 881–882 | Cite as

Extra-nodal Kikuchi Disease and Kikuchi Encephalitis

  • Sudipta Roy ChowdhuryEmail author
Clinical Case Letters


Kikuchi disease is a rare but benign, self-limiting disease that typically presents with prolonged fever and cervical lymphadenopathy. We report neurological manifestations in an adolescent girl with recurrent Kikuchi disease.


Lymphadenopathy Meningoencephalitis Necrotizing lymphadenitis Recurrence 


Funding: None; Competing interest: None stated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric MedicineKK Women’s and Children’s HospitalSingaporeSingapore

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