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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
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Lymphadenopathy Meningoencephalitis Necrotizing lymphadenitis Recurrence 

Notes

Funding: None; Competing interest: None stated.

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© Indian Academy of Pediatrics 2019

Authors and Affiliations

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

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