S-Space College of Dentistry/School of Dentistry (치과대학/치의학대학원) Dept. of Dentistry (치의학과) Journal Papers (저널논문_치의학과)
호산구증가증을 동반한 혈관임파양 증식증 : Recurred angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia
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- 대한악안면성형재건외과학회지 Vol.18:636-646, 1996
- ALHE ; Kimura's disease ; eosinophilia
- Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia(ALHE) is a benign subcutaneous lesion that primarily affects head and neck region. It is characterized by single or multiple nodules in the subcutaneous tissue associated with eosinophilia in the peripheral blood. Kimura's disease, originally reported by Kimura et al., is similar lesion with ALHE in the clinical and histopathological aspects. There has been considerable controversy about the relation between Kimura's disease and ALHE. In Korea, 26 cases of Kimura's disease and ALHE have been reported since 1975. We present a case of recurred ALHE occurring on the left cheek in a 58-year-old woman. Including this case, we summarized all cases that were reported as Kimura's disease or ALHE in Korea through literature review. We also give an outline of clinical and histopathological characteristics of cases reported in Korea.
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