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Quick Case: Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease (KFD) Mistaken and Treated as a Case of Tuberculosis

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 21-year-old female presented with fever, bilateral cervical tender lymphadenopathy, skin rashes and headache for 7 days. High ESR and neutrophilic leucocytosis were noted. Mantoux test was negative. Chest X-ray was normal. FNAC from one of the lymph nodes yielded thick pus-like material. The smears were full of…

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