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Other Titles
 A Case of Toxoplasma Lymphadenitis 
Authors
 이두희  ;  고원기  ;  염준섭  ;  김창오  ;  강웅철  ;  최영화  ;  정소영  ;  송영구  ;  한지숙 
Citation
 Korean Journal of Infectious Diseases (감염), Vol.30(5) : 483-487, 1998 
Journal Title
 Korean Journal of Infectious Diseases (감염) 
ISSN
 0368-6221 
Issue Date
1998
Abstract
Toxoplasma lymphadenitis is the most common clinical manifestation of toxoplasmosis in an immunocompetent host. In foreign countries, it is a relatively common etiology of reactive hyperplasia of lymph nodes, but it is still rare in Korea. The cervical lymph nodes are the most commonly involved, whereas systemic manifestations are rare. We are reporting a case of toxoplasma lymphadenitis in an immunocompetent host. A 31-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of submandibular lymph node enlargement for 3 months. Toxoplasma lymphadenitis was diagnosed by positive IgG and IgM toxoplasma antibody titer and specific pathologic findings of submandibular lymph node, such as reactive follicular hyperplasia, epitheioid histiocytes in the interfollicular area, and infiltrations of subcapsular monocytoid B lymphocytes. In Korea, travels to and from other countries and contacts with foreigners are increasing, possibly increasing the incidence of toxoplasma lymphadenitis, which should be considered in the differential diagnosis of lymphadenitis.
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kim, June Myung(김준명)
Song, Young Goo(송영구) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0733-4156
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/177109
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