Kimura disase

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Multiple enlarged cervical lymph nodes


Multiple enlarged cervical lymph nodes than display avid enhancement on post contrast study.

Case Discussion

CT and MRI through the neck of a 14 year old boy demonstrates extensive subcutaneous masses consisting enlarged lymph nodes and enlargement of the right parotid gland. These masses are homogeneous and enhancing.

Features are consistent with Kimura disease which was confirmed on histology. 

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Case information

rID: 6324
Published: 7th Jun 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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