Kimura's disease: a diagnostic challenge.

@article{Shetty2002KimurasDA,
  title={Kimura's disease: a diagnostic challenge.},
  author={Avinash K Shetty and Michael W. Beaty and W F Mcguirt and Christopher W. Woods and Laurence B. Givner},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={110 3},
  pages={
          e39
        }
}
Kimura's disease is a rare inflammatory disorder of unknown cause, primarily seen in young Asian males. The disease is characterized by a triad of painless subcutaneous masses in the head or neck region, blood and tissue eosinophilia, and markedly elevated serum immunoglobulin E levels. We describe an 11-year-old Asian boy with Kimura's disease who presented with a chronic left neck mass. The diagnosis was based on the characteristic histopathologic findings after surgical excision in… CONTINUE READING
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