Imaging findings of Kimura's disease in the soft tissue of the upper extremity

Jung Ah Choi, Gyung Kyu Lee, Keun Young Kong, Sung Hwan Hong, Jin Suck Suh, Joong Mo Ahn, Young Joon Lee, Kil Ho Cho, Jin Gyoon Park, Ja Young Choi, Heung Sik Kang

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to describe the imaging findings of Kimura's disease in the soft tissue of the upper extremity. CONCLUSION. Kimura's disease should be considered as a possible diagnosis when a partially or poorly defined subcutaneous mass of high signal intensity on T1 - and T2-weighted images with homogeneous enhancement, surrounding subcutaneous edema, and internal flow voids is seen in the medial epitrochlear region in an Asian person, especially if accompanied by peripheral eosinophilia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-199
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume184
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Choi, J. A., Lee, G. K., Kong, K. Y., Hong, S. H., Suh, J. S., Ahn, J. M., Lee, Y. J., Cho, K. H., Park, J. G., Choi, J. Y., & Kang, H. S. (2005). Imaging findings of Kimura's disease in the soft tissue of the upper extremity. American Journal of Roentgenology, 184(1), 193-199. https://doi.org/10.2214/ajr.184.1.01840193