Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis (Kikuchi Disease)

Development of lesions in the lymph node characterized by infiltration of the cortex or paracortex by large collections of proliferating histiocytes and complete or, more often, incomplete necrosis of lymphoid tissue.
Also Known As:
Kikuchi Disease; Histiocytic Necrotising Lymphadenitis; Kikuchi Necrotizing Lymphadenitis; Kikuchi's Disease; Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease; Kikuchi-Fujimoto's Disease; Nosocomial Kikuchi's Disease; Disease, Kikuchi; Disease, Kikuchi's; Disease, Kikuchi-Fujimoto; Disease, Kikuchi-Fujimoto's; Histiocytic Necrotising Lymphadenitides; Kikuchi Fujimoto Disease; Kikuchi Fujimoto's Disease; Kikuchi's Disease, Nosocomial; Kikuchi-Fujimotos Disease; Kikuchis Disease; Lymphadenitides, Histiocytic Necrotising; Lymphadenitis, Histiocytic Necrotising; Lymphadenitis, Kikuchi Necrotizing; Necrotising Lymphadenitides, Histiocytic; Necrotising Lymphadenitis, Histiocytic; Necrotizing Lymphadenitis, Histiocytic; Necrotizing Lymphadenitis, Kikuchi; Nosocomial Kikuchi Disease; Nosocomial Kikuchis Disease; Lymphadenitis, Histiocytic Necrotizing
Networked: 100 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 6 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Sinus Histiocytosis (Rosai-Dorfman Disease)
2. Fever (Fevers)
3. Meningitis
4. T-Cell Lymphoma (Lymphoma, T Cell)
5. Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis (Kikuchi Disease)


1. Ohshima, Koichi: 2 articles (01/2013 - 05/2002)
2. Aqel, N: 2 articles (02/2009 - 02/2006)
3. Sondermann, W: 1 article (12/2015)
4. Kamino, Hideko: 1 article (12/2015)
5. Pillinger, Michael H: 1 article (12/2015)
6. Hillen, U: 1 article (12/2015)
7. Reis, A C: 1 article (12/2015)
8. Schilling, B: 1 article (12/2015)
9. Pomeranz, Miriam: 1 article (12/2015)
10. Hu, Stephanie: 1 article (12/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis:
1. Muramidase (Lysozyme)IBA
2. Prednisone (Sone)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Chloroquine (Aralen)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
8. AntigensIBA
9. ParaffinIBA
10. Formaldehyde (Formol)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Lymph Node Excision (Lymph Node Dissection)
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Bariatric Surgery
4. Transplants (Transplant)
5. Breast Implants (Breast Implant)