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Dyspnea and Cough: A Rare Report of the Kimura Disease

Author(s):

Mehran Ebrahimi, Ali Mohebbi, Ali Rabbani, Azin Ghamari, Maryam Nasri and Masoomeh Saberian*   Pages 1 - 4 ( 4 )

Abstract:


Background: Known as a rare disease, Kimura disease is a chronic, allergic and inflammatory process. It may overlap other allergic conditions, as well.

Case presentation: This study is going to present a 36-year-old woman, with cough, dyspnea and bone pain. Other differential diagnoses were excluded during the investigations. The definite diagnosis was made by excisional biopsy and pathological investigations.

Conclusion: This was a rare medical condition with remarkable diagnostic challenge.

Keywords:

Kimura disease, immunoglobulin E, eosinophilia, dyspnea, lymphadenopathy, eosinophilic hyperplasia lymphogranuloma

Affiliation:

Tehran university of medical sciences, growth and development research center, Department of immunology, Tehran university of medical sciences, growth and development research center, Tehran university of medical sciences, growth and development research center, Department of Endocrinology, Tehran university of medical sciences, growth and development research center, Tehran university of medical sciences, growth and development research center, Tehran university of medical sciences, growth and development research center, Department of Immunology



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