Neurology; Pathology and Microbiology
A case of young woman is described who developed clinical and MRI features of brainstem encephalitis in the setting of fever and cervical lymphadenopathy. Lymph node biopsy revealed histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis (Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease), which may reflect host response to an unspecified immune insult.
Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
(2003). Brainstem encephalitis with Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease. Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, 13(11), 663-664.
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