Kimura disease

Common Name(s)

Kimura disease

Kimura disease is a rare, 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.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Kimura disease" returned 11 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Kimura disease involving a caruncle.
 

Author(s): Woo Jin Kim, Myoung Ja Chung, In Cheon You

Journal: Korean J Ophthalmol. 2013 Apr;27(2):137-40.

 

A 35-year-old woman presented with history of a painless, slow-growing nodule in a left eye caruncle over the last 2 months. The visual acuity was 20 / 20 and the ocular movements were in the normal range. The venereal disease research laboratory test, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ...

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2013

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Letter by Saji and Kimura regarding article, "Arterial stiffness and cerebral small vessel disease: the Rotterdam scan study".
 

Author(s): Naoki Saji, Kazumi Kimura

Journal: Stroke. 2012 Dec;43(12):e178; author reply e179.

 

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2012

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Intraparotid Kimura disease.
 

Author(s): P Bonfils, A Moya-Plana, C Badoual, S Nadéri, D Malinvaud, O Laccourreye

Journal: Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2013 Apr;130(2):87-9.

 

Intraparotid locations are extremely rare in Kimura disease, especially in Europe.

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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