Clinical Challenges and Images in GI: image 3. Colonic involvement in Kimura disease.

@article{Isomoto2008ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical Challenges and Images in GI: image 3. Colonic involvement in Kimura disease.},
  author={Hajime Isomoto and Saburo Shikuwa and Yohei Mizuta and Shigeru Kohno},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={135 3},
  pages={
          743, 1020
        }
}
Question: A 47-year-old Japanese man was admitted due to a 3-week history of abdominal pain and hematochezia. For 2 years, he had noted a hard, elastic, painless tumor in the right cheek area. Over time, the subcutaneous tumor, which had no skin changes, enlarged gradually; on admission, it was 5 cm in diameter. The patient’s past, family, and medical histories were noncontributory. Physical examination revealed no systemic or head and neck lymph node involvement. Laboratory tests showed the… CONTINUE READING
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