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A case study of Kimura due to grade 1 superficial burn: A rare case report
Marzieh Haghbeen , Farhang Hoshmand , Alireza Abbasi , Elham Rafie , Athar Rasekh jahromi , Navid Kalani
Abstract:   (233 Views)
Kimura (KD) is a rare and chronic inflammatory disease that causes subcutaneous swelling and lymphadenopathy for unknown reasons and usually shows masses such as painless subcutaneous tumors in the head and neck. The disease is diagnosed based on the presence of a characteristic subcutaneous mass, elevated peripheral blood eosinophilia, IgA E levels, and biopsy, which indicates abnormal proliferation of lymph follicles and vascular endothelium with eosinophilic infiltration.
Case Report: The patient is a 35-year-old woman who suffered from first degree localized burns in a large area of ​​the body with warm water 2 months before the diagnosis and then the symptoms of Kimura disease appeared in order and after performing several tests and sampling of the disease Proved.
Conclusion: It seems that in our patient, a large superficial burn acted as a skin shock and caused the symptoms of Kimura disease, so that the patient showed all the symptoms of this disease within 2 months, including skin symptoms (Dryness, burning, thickening, severe itching and excessive wrinkles), skin rashes on the back of the neck and then swelling in the nose and back of the eyes, and finally an almond-sized mass on the right side of the back Is the neck. The patient has heartburn, loss of appetite and weight loss. His illness has also responded to steroid treatment.
Keywords: Kimura, Burn, Inflammatory Disease.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: phatology
Received: 2020/12/7 | Accepted: 2020/12/21 | Published: 2020/12/21

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