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necrotizing adenitis

Thursday 8 March 2007

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- necrotizing lymphadenitis : Coccidioides immitis / San Joaquin Valley Fever

Digital cases

- HPC:154 : Mycobacterial adenitis
- HPC:293 : Nodal cat scratch disease
- HPC:339 : Kikuchi adenitis (necrotizing histiocytic lymphadenitis).
- JRC:991 : Kikuchi’s lymphadenitis in a 27 y/o female.

Definition: Association of nodal inflammation (adenitis) with nodal necrosis.

Etiology

- infectious necrotizing adenitis

- dysimmune necrotizing adenitis

  • lupic necrotizing adenitis
  • Kikuchi adenitis (Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease or histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis)

- tumoral necrotizing adenitis

See also

- Adenitis

  • nodal necrosis
    - Kikuchi disease (Kikuchi adenitis)
    - lupic necrotizing adenitis
    - adenitis

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