Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease.

@article{Deaver2014PathogenesisDA,
  title={Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease.},
  author={Darcie Marie Deaver and Pedro Horna and Hernani Cualing and Lubomir Sokol},
  journal={Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          313-21
        }
}
BACKGROUND Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) is a rare lymphohistiocytic disorder with an unknown etiopathogenesis. This disease is misdiagnosed as malignant lymphoma in up to one-third of cases and is associated with the development of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODS The medical literature between the years 1972 and 2014 was searched for KFD, and the data were collected and analyzed regarding the epidemiology, clinical presentations, diagnosis, management, and suggested diagnostic… CONTINUE READING

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