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Kikuchi's disease associated with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Department of Dermatology, S. N. Medical College and HSK Hospital and Research Centre, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India.
Indian Journal of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology (Impact Factor: 1.33). 01/2005; 71(5):338-41.
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ABSTRACT A 25-year-old multiparous female presented with fever, joint pains, facial rash and lymphadenopathy of three months' duration. Lymph node biopsy revealed a diagnosis of Kikuchi's disease. She fulfilled seven out of the 11 ARA criteria for SLE. The association of Kikuchi's disease and SLE is rare.

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