Journal Article

Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease: Hydroxychloroquine as a Treatment

Katayoun Rezai, Sandesh Kuchipudi, Vishnu Chundi, Reshma Ariga, Jerome Loew and Beverly E. Sha

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 39, issue 12, pages e124-e126
Published in print December 2004 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online December 2004 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/426144
Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease: Hydroxychloroquine as a Treatment

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We describe a case of recurrent Kikuchi's disease in a South Asian-American man that was treated successfully with chloroquine and on recurrence with hydroxychloroquine. Each treatment led to a very prompt response.

Journal Article.  1430 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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