Kikuchi's disease associated with systemic lupus erythematosus

ArticleinIndian Journal of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology 71(5):338-41 · September 2005with1 Read
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    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.