Magnetic resonance imaging findings in Kimura's disease

Karli K. Oguz, Arzu Ozturk, A. Cila

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Abstract

Although early diagnosis of Kimura's disease, a rare chronic inflammatory disorder most commonly presenting with asymmetric swelling in the head and neck region, is helpful in avoiding unnecessary diagnostic tests and starting prompt treatment, only a few reports emphasized radiological findings in detail. Magnetic resonance imaging findings showing the infiltrative nature of the disease and diffuse loss of fat tissue even in nonpalpable normally appearing regions of the head and neck in a young man with Kimura's disease are presented in this report.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)855-858
Number of pages4
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume46
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Kimura's disease
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Salivary glands

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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