Kikuchi disease

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What is Kikuchi disease?

Kikuchi disease is an uncommon and generally self-limited cause of infected lymph nodes (lymphadenitis) that usually resolves in several weeks to months.

Common symptoms reported by people with Kikuchi disease

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Kikuchi disease

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Kikuchi disease (1)

Data from patients with Kikuchi disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Kikuchi disease

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Kikuchi disease (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Kikuchi disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Kikuchi disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 1
30s 9
40s 5
50s 2
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

95% Female
5% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Kikuchi disease patients who have completed their condition history
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