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Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (Kimura's disease): report of a large-sized lesion.

Authors
  • Jambhekar, N A
  • Borges, A M
  • Saxena, R
  • Parikh, D M
  • Soman, C S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of surgical oncology
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1991
Volume
47
Issue
3
Pages
206–208
Identifiers
PMID: 2072705
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is an uncommon lesion with a predilection for skin of the head and neck region. It usually presents as one or a few smooth-surfaced nodules which are often asymptomatic. Histologically the nodules reveal two components: abnormal proliferating vessels and a cellular infiltrate consisting of lymphocytes and eosinophils, involving both the dermis and the subcutaneous tissue. A case is presented of an unusually large recurrent lesion on the scalp.

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