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Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis (Kikuchi Disease) Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 100 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 6 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Muramidase (Lysozyme) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  2. Prednisone (Sone) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 119 Generic
  3. Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 9 Generic
  4. Minocycline (Cyclops) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 25 Generic
  5. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 60 Generic
  6. Chloroquine (Aralen) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1 Generic
  7. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Antigens : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  9. Paraffin : 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  10. Formaldehyde (Formol) : 1 study in 5 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis

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

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