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Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

Disease definition

Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) is a benign and self-limited disorder, characterized by regional cervical lymphadenopathy with tenderness, usually accompanied with mild fever and night sweats. Less frequent symptoms include weight loss, nausea, vomiting, sore throat.

ORPHA:50918

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis
    • Kikuchi disease
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Adult, Childhood
  • ICD-10: I88.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0398367
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 6834
  • MedDRA: -

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