Kimura's Disease: Case Report and Review of the Literature

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Kimura's disease is a rare, chronic inflammatory disease characterized by subcutaneous nodules in the head and neck regions associated with regional cervical lymphadenopathy. Following its recognition as a pathologic entity, numerous reports have been published detailing the pathogenesis, radiologic manifestations, and treatment modalities. An extensive review of the literature did not reveal any cases of diffuse thoraco-abdominal lymphadenopathy described in relation to Kimura's disease. Hence, the interest in the case discussed here.

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