Overlap Between Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Kikuchi Fujimoto Disease

  title={Overlap Between Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Kikuchi Fujimoto Disease},
  author={Jessica K Gordon and Cynthia Magro and PhD Theresa Lu and Robert C Schneider and April Chiu and Richard R. Furman and Garron Joseph Solomon and Anne Bass and Doruk Erkan},
  journal={HSS Journal},
A 33-year-old African-Caribbean man with a history of possible Kikuchi Fujimoto disease (KFD) versus systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was evaluated for 3 weeks of fevers to 38.9°C and cough accompanied by fatigue, anorexia, weight loss, diffuse rash, lymphadenopathy, and oral and nasal ulcers. His past medical history was significant for a hospitalization for febrile neutropenia 2 years prior to this evaluation. At that time, he presented with 2 weeks of fever, shaking chills, malaise… CONTINUE READING


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