Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease in Nepal: a study of 6 cases.

  title={Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease in Nepal: a study of 6 cases.},
  author={Ram Chandra Adhikari and Gita Sayami and Min chul Lee and Ranga Bahadur Basnet and Pradeep Krishna Shrestha and Hari Govinda Shrestha},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={127 10},
CONTEXT Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease is a benign disorder, predominantly affecting young women with a predilection for cervical lymphadenopathy. Although the disease has been recognized worldwide, to our knowledge no cases have been reported previously from Nepal. OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease in Nepal and to analyze clinicopathologic features. METHODS We reviewed 6 cases of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease recorded at 3 different hospitals in Nepal during a period… CONTINUE READING


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