KIMURA‚??S DISEASE OF HARD PALATE: A RARE PRESENTATION OF A RARE DISEASE

Abstract

Kanchan Srivastava1 Shilpa Vahikar2 Vandana Mishra3 Anita Omhare4

Kimura‘s disease is a rare chronic inflammatory disorder affect mainly. Affecting young Asian males, more so oriental men.Most common sites of involvement are deep Subcutaneous tissue, nodules in head and neck region frequently associated with regional lynphadenopathy or salivary gland involvement. Such clinical Presentation closely mimics a neoplastic lesion. We report a case of kimura’s disease arising in hard palate of a 11 year old boy which is a very unusual site of involvement by this disorder and hence merits documentation to create awareness about such as presentation of Kimura’s Disease

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