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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 1031

Kimura's disease embedding radial artery: A very rare presentation


Department of Pathology, Dr. Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil Medical College and Research Center, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Banyameen Iqbal
Department of Pathology, Dr. Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil Medical College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune - 411 026, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.154066

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Kimura's disease (KD) was first described in 1937 by Kimm and Szetoas a reactive, self-limiting, painless, persistent lesion mimicking neoplasm and described it as eosinophilic hyperplastic lymphogranuloma. The present nomenclature was given by Kimura et al., in 1948. It occurs most often in young and middle-aged Asian males. It is most common in head and neck region, involvement of peripheral vasculature although very rare has been documented.


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