Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9071.2009.02049.x
Title: Kimura disease of the eyelid in an Indian man
Authors: Lee, J.K.S.
Almousa, R.
Thamboo, T.P. 
Amrith, S.
Keywords: Eyelid
Kimura disease
Orbit
Issue Date: 2009
Source: Lee, J.K.S., Almousa, R., Thamboo, T.P., Amrith, S. (2009). Kimura disease of the eyelid in an Indian man. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 37 (4) : 412-414. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9071.2009.02049.x
Abstract: Kimura disease is a rare idiopathic chronic inflammatory disease, characterized by subcutaneous nodular lesions in the head and neck area. Ophthalmic manifestation of Kimura disease involves orbital and eyelid lesions mostly in Asian patients, but it has been described in White patients and Black Caribbean patients. Kimura disease is usually associated with eosinophilia and occasionally with renal disease. Here, we report a case of Kimura disease of the eyelid in a 50-year-old Indian man with eosinophilia. The main differential diagnosis was angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia. Histology is crucial to separate these two entities, and our case was shown to be Kimura disease by histology. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a person of Indian origin to develop Kimura disease involving the eyelid. © 2009 The Authors Journal compilation © 2009 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.
Source Title: Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/92602
ISSN: 14426404
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2009.02049.x
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

3
checked on Feb 14, 2018

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

2
checked on Jan 17, 2018

Page view(s)

48
checked on Feb 19, 2018

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.