Other Names for this Disease
- Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia
- Eosinophilic granuloma of soft tissue
- Eosinophilic hyperplastic lymphogranuloma
- Eosinophilic lymphofolliculosis
- Eosinophilic lymphofollicular granuloma
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benign, chronic disorder that causes inflammation of tissue (nodules) under the skin of the head or neck. These nodules tend to recur despite treatment. The cause of this condition is unknown, but may be due to an immune response. Kimura disease is a rare,
Last updated: 1/20/2011
- Larroche C, Blétry O . Kimura's disease. Orphanet. February, 2005; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=482. Accessed 1/19/2011.
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