Kimura's disease: a diagnostic challenge.

  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},
  volume={110 3},
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