Still's disease associated with necrotizing lymphadenitis (Kikuchi's disease): report of 3 cases.

  title={Still's disease associated with necrotizing lymphadenitis (Kikuchi's disease): report of 3 cases.},
  author={Akihide Ohta and Yoshifuji Matsumoto and Toshiyuki Ohta and Hidetoshi Kaneoka and Megu Yamaguchi},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  volume={15 6},
Necrotizing lymphadenitis (Kikuchi's disease) is recognized as one of the benign lymphadenopathies. Previously, this condition has not been described in Still's disease which is frequently associated with lymphadenopathy. We report 3 cases of Still's disease, 2 in adults and 1 in an older child, with the findings of necrotizing lymphadenitis on lymph node biopsy. Considering the common infectious and/or immunologic etiologies described in both disorders, coexistence of both conditions suggests… CONTINUE READING

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