For individuals with symptoms caused by Kimura disease, surgery to remove the nodules is the treatment of choice; however, the nodules often reappear after surgery. 
Steroids (such as prednisone), taken by mouth or via an injection in the skin, can shrink the nodules but rarely result in a cure. Other, less common, treatments include oral pentoxifylline, medication that supresses the immune system (such as cyclosporine), radiotherapy, and a combination of all trans-retinoic acid and prednisone.  It is important to consult with your healthcare provider before taking any medication.
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8th International Eosinophil Society’s Biennial Symposium
Saturday, July 13, 2013 -
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Location: Oxford, England
Description: IES Symposium organizers’ central goal is to provide a highly interactive, interdisciplinary forum for scientific exchange and collaboration amongst junior and senior scientists in the fields of allergy, immunology, hematology, and cancer in relation to the role of the eosinophil in health and disease.
Contact: Michael Minnicozzi, Ph.D., (301) firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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I have Kimura disease on my ear lobe. My right ear lobe has a swollen lump which was removed 4 years ago, but it returned one month later. Last year, I treated it with prednisone for 2 weeks which caused the lump to shrink back to normal. When the dosage of prednisone was halved, the lump started to come back again. I am currently taking the higher dose of prednisone once again. I want to know if there is any other medication for this disease. See answer