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Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis (Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease, KFD)

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Description:

Histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis (Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease, KFD) is a disorder of unknown etiology. It was initially described in Asia but has been seen worldwide. Its occurrence may be underestimated.

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