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Kimura Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Kimura Disease
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.815.178
C15.378.553.231.774
C15.604.315.459
Unique ID
D000082242
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000082242
Scope Note
A chronic inflammatory disease characterized by benign enlargement of cervical LYMPH NODE and SALIVARY GLANDS with increased levels of IMMUNOGLOBULIN E. Unlike ANGIOLYMPHOID HYPERPLASIA WITH EOSINOPHILIA it involves eosinophil infiltrates in lymph node and salivary glands and mostly found in Asian males.
Entry Version
KIMURA DIS
Entry Term(s)
Eosinophilic Granuloma of Soft Tissue
Eosinophilic Hyperplastic Lymphogranuloma
Eosinophilic Lymphofollicular Granuloma
Eosinophilic Lymphofolliculosis
Kimura's Disease
See Also
Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia
Public MeSH Note
2021; see ANGIOLYMPHOID HYPERPLASIA WITH EOSINOPHILIA 1984-2020
History Note
2021; use ANGIOLYMPHOID HYPERPLASIA WITH EOSINOPHILIA 1984-2020
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2021/05/10
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