J Rheum Dis.  2017 Oct;24(5):318-320. 10.4078/jrd.2017.24.5.318.

Recurrent Aseptic Meningitis in Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease: A Not So Benign Disease?

  • 1Department of Neurology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea. noizegun@gmail.com
  • 2Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea.
  • 3Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea.


No abstract available.

MeSH Terms

Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis*
Meningitis, Aseptic*


  • Figure 1 Ultrasound imaging (left aspect of the neck) and magnetic resonance imaging of the brain. Increased echogenicity of conglomerated cervical lymph nodes (arrows) are noted on (A) axial and (B) longitudinal planes (asterisk, sternocleidomastoid muscle). T2-weighted fluid-attenuated inversion recovery sequence images are shown, (C) pre-and (D) post-contrast administration. (D) Diffuse leptomeningeal enhancement is noted.


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