Infect Chemother.  2008 Apr;40(2):76-82. 10.3947/ic.2008.40.2.76.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Lymphadenitis from a Standpoint of Infectious Disease Specialists

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  • 1Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. heejinmd@medimail.co.kr

Abstract

Cervical lymphadenitis is one of the common causes which make the patients visit the outpatient clinic. Extensive differential diagnoses are required to identify causative illness including viral or bacterial infection, Kikuchi's disease, tuberculosis, etc. In this review, several important key points are discussed with regards to clinical course, pathological diagnosis and treatment in patients with cervical lymphadenitis.

Keyword

Cervical lymphadenitis; Pathology; Treatment

MeSH Terms

Ambulatory Care Facilities
Bacterial Infections
Communicable Diseases
Diagnosis, Differential
Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis
Humans
Lymphadenitis
Specialization
Tuberculosis
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