Histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, Kikuchi-Fujimoto's disease, associated with systemic lupus erythemotosus.

  title={Histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, Kikuchi-Fujimoto's disease, associated with systemic lupus erythemotosus.},
  author={C{\'e}sar Mart{\'i}nez-V{\'a}zquez and Geoffrey Hughes and Jose Octavio Bordon and J Alonso-Alonso and A Anibarro-Garcia and E Redondo-Mart{\'i}nez and F Touza-Rey},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  volume={90 8},
Histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, Kikuchi-Fujimoto's Disease (KFD), is a condition rarely associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The diagnosis of KFD can precede, postdate or coincide with the diagnosis of SLE. Lymphadenopathy is a common clinical presentation of KFD and SLE, and is histologically indistinguishable in both conditions. We describe two cases of KFD associated with SLE. The diagnosis of KFD in one case was made several years before the diagnosis of SLE, and the… CONTINUE READING
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