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Detection of HHV6 and EBV in histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis
Kyung Hee Park, Sung Shik Park, Ji Yeon Kim, Su Eun Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(9):987-991.   Published online September 15, 2008
Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD), also known as histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis (HNL), is a self-limited disease characterized by cervical lymphadenopathy and fever. The etiology of KFD remains unknown; however, the self-limiting nature of HNL suggests the cause of this disease could be viral infection. For this reason, several viruses have been evaluated as possible etiologies of HNL, including Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), human...
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