International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Surgery | India | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024


Kimura's Disease - An Exclusive Disorder: A Rare Case Report

Dr. Priyanka Anand


Abstract: Kimura disease is an uncommon chronic inflammatory disorder of unknown cause, primarily seen in young Asian males, characterized by painless subcutaneous swelling, blood and tissue eosinophilia and raised IgE levels. The commonly involved sites are periauricular, groin, orbit, and eyelids, Coexisting renal disease is common, with an incidence ranging from 10% to 60% .The diagnosis of Kimura's Disease is often difficult, and the biopsy or excision of the involved mass for a pathological study is necessary. The relevance of this, is due to the rarity of the disease which mimics neoplastic conditions, Kimura Disease should be considered as a differential diagnosis in patients presenting with head & neck mass and lymphadenopathy and investigated accordingly.


Keywords: Kimura disease, Asian males, periauricular, groin, orbit, and eyelids


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,


Pages: 812 - 814


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