Computerized tomographic and ultrasonographic features of Kimura's disease

J Laryngol Otol. 1997 Apr;111(4):389-91. doi: 10.1017/s0022215100137417.


Kimura's disease (KD) is an uncommon condition once thought to affect only Orientals. The patients present with swelling of the major salivary glands associated with cervical lymphadenopathy. The clinical, histopathological and radiological findings of a young Caucasian female with KD will be presented and discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia / diagnostic imaging*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Sialography*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography